Gainward GeForce GTX 680 4GB PCI-Express 3.0 HDMI Phantom

Hi
I have presently got a 560ti and would like to upgrade to a gtx590 but cannot find a supplier have therefore looked at the 680 which is a pci 3 my set up is pci 2. How badly will this affect the performance, do you have a better suggested card or a supplier for the 590. Many thanks
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  1. Hi :)

    ANY 3 card WILL work in a 2 slot...

    All the best Brett :)
  2. get gtx 670 instead of 680 as 5% performance difference + big price gap

    there will no bottleneck with pci 2.0 slot at all
  3. As above, it wont matter.

    But I'd argue against a 680, especially with that crap cooler. A 670 offers 5% less performance for alot less money.
  4. Brett928S2 said:
    Hi :)

    ANY 3 card WILL work in a 2 slot...

    All the best Brett :)

    Thanks, I understand that it will work but do you know how much of the performance will I lose by operating it on pci2
  5. None realistically. Its for dual GPU setups, and even then the difference is minimal.
  6. no performance loss

    see @x16

  7. mickwailes said:
    Brett928S2 said:
    Hi :)

    ANY 3 card WILL work in a 2 slot...

    All the best Brett :)

    Thanks, I understand that it will work but do you know how much of the performance will I lose by operating it on pci2


    Hi :)

    Absolutely NONE...

    All the best Brett :)
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