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Is it possible to put a high speed usb in a dell dimension 8200? Answered

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VygerBest Answer (author)2011-05-01

Does it have PCI slots? You can buy PCI to USB 2 add in cards, They are pretty cheap. In fact here is one for 4 bucks.

http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=F5U219-CO&cat=CCD

If you want USB 3 then no, unless you have PCI express slots. USB 3 bus speed is faster than PCI slots so they are only being made to fit PCI express, as far as I know.

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verence (author)Vyger2011-05-02

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You can get a USB2 card for the PCMCIA slot cheaply.
USB3? No way as it doesn't have PCI Express slots.

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