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WiFi card disabled when M.2 is plugged in

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3 minutes ago, QuantumBit said:

I recently installed a M.2 (XPG SX8200) into my system, but as a result my PCIe wifi card doesn't work anymore. I have two PCIe slots, one for the GPU and one for the wifi card (I'm using an MSI b150 Mortar Arctic), so I can't really move it around. Is there any possible solution? I haven't had a good experience with powerline (quite expensive too) or USB wifi adapters. Running an ethernet is not a viable option either.

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There are three PCIE slots, right?

The bottom slot is turned off, so you need to use PCI_E1 for the GPU, PCI_E2 for the wifi card

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I recently installed a M.2 (XPG SX8200) into my system, but as a result my PCIe wifi card doesn't work anymore. I have two PCIe slots, one for the GPU and one for the wifi card (I'm using an MSI b150 Mortar Arctic), so I can't really move it around. Is there any possible solution? I haven't had a good experience with powerline (quite expensive too) or USB wifi adapters. Running an ethernet is not a viable option either.

 

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3 minutes ago, QuantumBit said:

I recently installed a M.2 (XPG SX8200) into my system, but as a result my PCIe wifi card doesn't work anymore. I have two PCIe slots, one for the GPU and one for the wifi card (I'm using an MSI b150 Mortar Arctic), so I can't really move it around. Is there any possible solution? I haven't had a good experience with powerline (quite expensive too) or USB wifi adapters. Running an ethernet is not a viable option either.

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There are three PCIE slots, right?

The bottom slot is turned off, so you need to use PCI_E1 for the GPU, PCI_E2 for the wifi card

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Is it viable to change GPUs, or get a PCIe riser? I used to use a TP Link USB the size of 1 knuckle, cant remember the model, but they worked fine from 1 wall away, really depends on how far from the router you are.

7 minutes ago, minibois said:

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There are three PCIE slots, right?

The bottom slot is turned off, so you need to use PCI_E1 for the GPU, PCI_E2 for the wifi card

 

Depending on his GPU, the E2 slot will be covered (anything over 2 slot).

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6 minutes ago, minibois said:

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There are three PCIE slots, right?

The bottom slot is turned off, so you need to use PCI_E1 for the GPU, PCI_E2 for the wifi card

oh wow thanks my bad for not doing more research

the GPU kind of blocks this, but i think the wifi card is slim enough.

 

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Just now, Alex Ushigome said:

Depending on his GPU, the E2 slot will be covered (anything over 2 slot). 

OP's videocard is listed in his signature and is two slot sized:

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Just now, QuantumBit said:

oh wow thanks my bad for not doing more research

the GPU kind of blocks this, but i think the wifi card is slim enough.

 

Thank you! (again)

Should still fit, the videocard is like barely more than two slots 

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1 minute ago, Alex Ushigome said:

Is it viable to change GPUs, or get a PCIe riser? I used to use a TP Link USB the size of 1 knuckle, cant remember the model, but they worked fine from 1 wall away, really depends on how far from the router you are.

 

Depending on his GPU, the E2 slot will be covered (anything over 2 slot).

youre right, it almost does, but I might be able to fit it in. Will this mess with the GPUs fan?

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Just now, minibois said:

OP's videocard is listed in his signature and is two slot sized:

image.png.19ae558618d4cd7be4a367a2b77eb748.png

Should still fit, the videocard is like barely more than two slots 

Oh thanks haha

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2 minutes ago, minibois said:

OP's videocard is listed in his signature and is two slot sized:

image.png.19ae558618d4cd7be4a367a2b77eb748.png

Should still fit, the videocard is like barely more than two slots 

oh, yeah I didn't notice the signature, my bad.

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