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I have a PCI-E sound card.   Can I use it in a PCI slot or will it only work in a PCI-E slot?
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It will only work in a PCI-E slot.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_Express#Form_factors and look at the graphic which shows you the various sizes of the slots.
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If it's a x1 "low profile" PCIe card, see this:

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=6047299

edit: added "low profile"
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