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Need to top this card Palit GeForce 9800 GT: Overclocked 512MB, while

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Hello, im getting a new graphics card, and i need to top Palit GeForce 9800 GT: Overclocked 512MB Sonic Version that graphics card dont really have a price range, but i am going for the cheapest i can get, but the catch is, it has to be a PCI 1x16, none of that pci-e 2.0 stuff, i been searching for quite some time with no results, i hope someone can help me out. Thanks
btw this is for my desktop
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Below are the specs for the card you are interested in, I have highlighted some important points that you have mentioned both in this and your other thread.

Palit 512MB/256bit
Dual DVI, TV-Out
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* Product Photo/spec is subjected to change without notice.

GeForce® 9800GT (512MB)

Being the perfect combination of performance and price, GeForce® 9800GT GPU allows you to enjoy industry-leading features such as NVIDIA PhysX™ technology* that brings your games to life. Optimized features like dynamic cloth, live debris and next generation volumetric effects make you feel as if you’re right at the center of the action.
Specifications •Bus interface: PCI Express 2.0 Support
•NVIDIA® unified architecture with GigaThread™ technology
•Full Microsoft® DirectX® 10 Shader Model 4.0 support
•16x Anti-aliasing technology
•128-bit floating point high dynamic-range (HDR) lighting
•NVIDIA® Quantum Effects™ physics processing technology
•Dual-link DVI output supports 2560x1600 resolution displays
•NVIDIA® PureVideo™ HD technology
•OpenGL® 2.1 support
•NVIDIA ForceWare® Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
•Certified for Microsoft® Windows Vista™
•NVIDIA® Lumenex™ Engine
•Dual 400MHz RAMDACs
•Discrete, Programmable Video Processor
•Hardware Decode Acceleration
•High-Quality Scaling
•Inverse Telecine (3:2 & 2:2 Pulldown Correction)
•Bad Edit Correction
•Integrated SD and HD TV Output
•Noise Reduction
•Edge Enhancement
•Dual-link HDCP capable
This graphics card requires:
1.PCI Express or PCI Express 2.0-compliant motherboard with one dual-
width x 16 graphics slot

2.One 6-pin PCI Express supplementary power connectors
3.Minimum 400W or greater system power supply (with a minimum 12V
current rating of 26A
For anyone with an interest in this thread or who can offer any input please also see the attached link;
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none of that pci-e 2.0 stuff

Why not? PCIe 2.0 cards are fully backwards compatible with previous version motherboards.

And note that PCI is totally different from PCIe.
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