Weird PCI Express port in device manager


  1. Posts : 7
    Windows 10 Home 64bit
       #1

    Weird PCI Express port in device manager


    I have an oldish i5-3550 on an Asus P8Z77-V motherboard with Z77 chipset. Looking at my device manager, there are several "7 Series PCI Express Root Ports" which look fine, and then a "Xeon E3 v2/3rd Gen PCI Express Root Port" (where my graphics card is attached), which seems odd as I don't have a Xeon processor.

    Is that normal? I don't recall ever seeing this in the past.

    The Chipset driver is Intel 10.1.1.7 from 16/06/2015. When I try to update it from the properties window, it will go to 10.1.1.13 from 28/10/2015, but still reports with the same name. Also only that "device" updates. Is there a way of updating the whole Chipset inf devices instead of doing it one by one?

    Thanks!

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  2. spapakons's Avatar
    Posts : 2,891
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 202H (Nov 2020 build 19042.867)
       #2

    The name comes from the Intel driver installed. It simply means that the same driver is used in motherboards with a Xeon. Just ignore it.
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