A lot of PC motherboards besides PCI-E x16 sockets have also PCI-E x1 sockets which can be used to connect graphic cards with PCI-E x16 interface. You need to use riser tapes, but that is not all. In many models of motherboards there is a problem with GPU detection and here comes our adapter. Thanks to it there is no risk of accidental pins shortage and no risk of damaging pins in PCI-E x1 socket. You will be able to use full features of Your motherboard.