I take no responsibility if you mess up anything or injure yourself or others. And I make no guarantees that your card will function motherboard with isa slot asus if you correctly perform the mod.
X1 video card is not a new idea. You can do a web search for other people who have done this before me.
I’m just showing you how I modded mine. PCIe X16 card can plug into it. You can also find examples of this mod by searching the web. But, of course, an X1 card will work in any sized PCIe slot.
X16 video card into an X1 slot. I also didn’t want to mod the motherboard.
The new card is an ASUS EN8400GS Silent. I also lined up the card with an X1 slot, just to double check.
Cut — Here’s the first nibble removed. I tested my nibbler tool on a useless old ISA modem card before using it on my brand new video card. The card with four nibbles removed.
X16 slot like this, and the extra pins could get in the way of other parts on the motherboard. The part where you have to be extra careful is now done. After another 30 seconds with the nibbler the card is now a PCIe X1 compatible video card. The other side of the finished card.
My new X1 modded card works great for me. 22″ LCD monitor to the original X16 card, and still have a connector available on the X16 card for a 4th monitor. A1 and B17, as illustrated by Marc Bevand in his Blog. Marc Bevand in his Blog.
I take no responsibility if you mess up anything or injure yourself or others. And I make no guarantees that your card will function even if you correctly perform the mod.