Do mini PCI-e Cards TV Cards work with PCI-e slots


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mini pcie cards are tiny, They are the ones that are used for the wifi card in laptops so don't think they fit in a regular desktop pcie slot, don't know about 7MC compatability though


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I believe all that's required is a form-factor adapter so that the Mini PCIe card can be mounted in a regular PCIe slot. In terms of signals and power, they are compatible.

You have to be careful though - some mini cards are actually USB, not PCIe, and are designed specifically for certain laptops.


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Even if electrically possible, you then have to physically mount the thing and connect the tiny coax socket to a normal sized one mounted on the back of the PC.

And also... why bother?


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Some of the recent Black Gold PCIe cards are incredibly tiny. They make a low-profile backplate look huge.

E.g. BGT3620...

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