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hi guys, could someone please explain the difference between PCI  and PCI~E

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Hi vistasucks :)

Some questions can be easily Googled, like yours. See the links below:

http://www.differenc...nd-pci-express/
https://uk.answers.y...31123157AATo3gh

Since your thread mentions "wireless card", are you looking to see if you need to buy a PCI or PCI-E Wireless Adapter Card for your motherboard or?
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hi aura...yes, am looking for a wireless network card for my pc...not sure which one i need


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Is your computer custom built or prebuilt? If it's custom built, what is your motherboard brand and model? As for a prebuilt, what is your computer brand and model? Also, do you have a router that gives signal on two bands (2.4GHz and 5GHz), or a single one (2.4GHz)?
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its a pre built unit.....the router is a virgin super hub...ill have a look at speccy and see what it says...thanks


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hope this helps

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From what I can see here:

http://www.findlapto...ard-7252011h39/

Your motherboard have two standard PCI Express port. So you would need a PCI-E Wireless Card.
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i wish i understood what all this means lol...huge thank you for your time, ill get on to ebay and order one....if i post the details of the one i think i need, would you mind confirming for me please..


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http://www.ebay.co.u...=item25a47dbf5d


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According to the spec sheet of that Wireless Card, it's:

Compatible Port/Slot: PCI Express x1

So it'll be comptible with your motherboard.
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fantastic....many thanks for the help..now i just need to fit it without breaking something ....thanks again


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