Pci-e riser, will any one work

  aca 09:58 23 Jan 11

just got a second-hand pc and want to add gfx card.

The pc is Hp Dc7700 Ultra Slim, and previously HP did sell a riser. Hoping to find a generic one that will work/fit? Is this poss or will I need the HP one?


  Terry Brown 10:08 23 Jan 11

This link may help you
click here

  aca 10:24 23 Jan 11

Thanks Terry

Y did google but didnt really answer question

  aca 16:58 23 Jan 11

think I found one at low price.

click here

  GaT7 17:47 23 Jan 11

Are you sure the motherboard has no PCI-E x16 slot?

Two related threads over at HP click here & click here, appear to indicate it does. If yes, then a low-profile / half-height graphics card that has a LP bracket will work. G

  GaT7 17:50 23 Jan 11

Some of the ultra-slims also came with a dedicated PCI-E GPUs - see click here & scroll down to 'Graphics'. G

  GaT7 17:57 23 Jan 11

Sorry, I think you're right - I watched a video about the system: click here 2:00 onwards. If the dedicated GPU in that position, it's probably on a riser card.

What does the interface of the riser card that slots in the motherboard have to be - PCI or PCI-E? G

  aca 18:38 23 Jan 11

thanks Crossbow yes it def takes PCI-E as some of them were sold with X1300.

the link I found with what I think is the right riser matches the cartridge/slot that is currently in the pc so pretty sure it will fit

and as you say changes the orientation of the card to fit back panel space

  GaT7 19:11 23 Jan 11

Yes, that looks like the one that'll do the job - more info at click here.

However, that site has no address details, telephone number or company registration/VAT number. Domain info click here.

There's a telephone number on their T&C page click here, but it matches one from another company click here - the latter looks very above-board, see click here={FB1930DF-56E7-461C-B3F7-C78565C633F2}&idPage=863. G

  GaT7 19:12 23 Jan 11

Sorry, the last link again click here. G

  aca 19:48 23 Jan 11

thanks for all that info!

I'll email them now and call tomo. Will report back progress

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