How can I find an empty PCIe port in the HWInfo64 report of a notebook?

ber999

New Member
Hello forum,

how can I find an empty PCIe port in the HWInfo64 report of a notebook please?

Thank you very much.
 

Martin

HWiNFO Author
Staff member
Look in the main HWiNFO window -> Motherboard -> SMBIOS DMI -> System Slots
 

ber999

New Member
Thank you very much.

In the motherboard section, I find:
Motherboard Slots: 2xPCI Express x1, 1xPCI Express x8, 1xPCI Express x16
In the
HWiNFO window -> Motherboard -> SMBIOS DMI -> System Slots
entry, I find only the
 

ber999

New Member
entry for the 16x slot:
Slot Designation: J6B2
Slot Type: PCI Express
Slot Usage: In use
Slot Data Bus Width: 16x / x16
Slot Length: Long
Base Bus:Device:Function Number: 0:1:0
 

Martin

HWiNFO Author
Staff member
I'm afraid there's no other way here other than to rely on manufacturer's filled SMBIOS DMI data. Check the notebook manual whether it perhaps mentions some other slots present.
 
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