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StarTech PCI Express to PCI Adapter Card Model PEX1PCI1

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This PCIe to PCI Adapter Card lets you use low profile PCI expansion cards in a server or desktop motherboard PCI Express slot. Compliant with PCI Express Specification 1.0a and PCI Specification 2.2, the adapter card connects through a PCIe 1x slot to provide a low profile PCI slot in its place. A spare full size bracket for PCI Express card is also included for use in larger desktop or server PCI Express slots.

A versatile solution, the adapter card converts PCIe to PCI or PCI-X; a built-on LP4 power connector links the card to the computer power supply, allowing you to install universal voltage PCI cards (3.3V/5V).The adapter card offers an economical solution that lets you extend the usability of older or extra PCI Bus cards in newer PCIe capable systems.

To ensure suitable installation in any low profile server or desktop computer, the PCIe/PCI adapter features an innovative bracket design that adapts and secures the low profile PCI or PCI-X card into the converted slot.

  • newegg PCI Slot The StarTech PEX1PCI1 delivers a PCI slot so you can easily install your old PCI card into your PC without changing the motherboard!
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Learn more about the STARTECH PEX1PCI1

Model

Brand
StarTech
Model
PEX1PCI1

Spec

Type
PCI Express to PCI Card
Operating Systems Supported
WIN 2000/XP/Vista

Features

Features
Compliant with PCI BUS PM Interface spec Revision 1.1
Compliant with PCI Express to PCI/PCI-X Bridge spec 1.0
Compliant with PCI Local BUS spec Revision 2.2
Compliant with PCI-to-PCI Bridge Architecture spec Revision 1.2
Innovative Bracket Design Adapts and Secures the Existing Low Profile Bracket of the PCI Card
LP4 Power Connector Included for Universal Voltage PCI Cards (3.3V/5V)
PCI Bus Power Management interface 1.1
PCI Express base spec 1.0a compliant

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 0 day
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Harold W.
  • 12/2/2012 12:44:45 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorks as expected

Pros: Works.

Cons: I had to modify my chassis (cut into it) to make my card fit but that's not StarTech's fault.

Other Thoughts: I would've given this five stars because it works but a couple years back I ordered one and it was DOA. oh well.

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  • Aaron L.
  • 7/11/2012 1:30:38 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPoor quality control

Pros: As advertised it is an adapter.

Cons: DOA on arrival, capacitor not soldered to board, I hadn't noticed it was missing initially and proceeded to install my HT Claro XT with an adapter for the support bracket. After plugging in the power and starting the system all I hear is a pop and now I have a dead $250 Claro, Thank you Startech.

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  • Aaron C.
  • 12/19/2011 12:15:42 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDidn't work :(

Pros: Would be awesome, if it had more power options.

Cons: I tried to use this as a birdge between a PCI sound card and a PCI-e 1x on my motherboard. The bridge didn't have the power the keep it's self going when sound would be playing thru the card. Too bad, have to find PCI-e sound card now.

Other Thoughts: I hear it works well for RAID controllers?

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  • Timothy L.
  • 6/8/2011 11:10:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsInvisible to OS (that's a good thing)

Pros: Tested using a Promise TX4300 SATA card. The Promise card asserted it self with no problems on a P6T Motherboard while plugged in to this adapter. As expected, data transfer rates did not appear to be hampered by this adapter as the PCI slot is slower than a PCI Express 1x slot (just Google pci vs pcie x1)

Cons: Just like previous reviewer, bracket a bit tricky.

Other Thoughts: I can recommend this card if you need to sustain a PCI card you can't replace, on a motherboard without any available PCI slots. I imagine the only limitation you may run in to is if your PCI card will fit and be usable while on top of this card.

Note: Data transfer rates tested in standard AHCI mode (Non-RAID). Tests ran transferring data to identical hard drives. Initial test of a single 1G tif file gave heavy favor to the Promise card. A sustained test of an 8G folder of 19 large .tif files shifted favor to the Intel chipset, moving the data a mere 2% faster, I suspect the source hard drive had a significant impact.

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  • Robert D.
  • 12/18/2010 9:51:48 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt Works

Pros: It works with a sata 3114 controller PCI card

Cons: it was a little work to get the brackets to fit.

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