Motherboard for gaming Tags: New Build Gaming Motherboards PCI Express Systems Last response: February 12, 2010 4:15 PM in Systems Share Gumby_13 February 12, 2010 2:25:41 PM Hello, In order to get the most of pci-e lanes in 2.0 which board should I chose, no matter if i'm using ATI or not? More about : motherboard gaming MadAdmiral a b 4 Gaming a b V Motherboard February 12, 2010 2:30:56 PM We need to know the CPU and the budget. If it's an AM3 CPU or LGA1156 CPU, you're going to be getting 8x/8x PCIe 2.0 lanes. If it's a LGA1366 CPU, you'll be getting 16x/16x lanes. The difference only amounts to 4% performance loss in Crossfire. Check out this article for details. m 0 l dndhatcher a b V Motherboard February 12, 2010 4:05:39 PM Thats a wierd objective. For most purposes that is not a major consideration. What is your reason for the number of lanes being so important? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer MadAdmiral a b 4 Gaming a b V Motherboard February 12, 2010 4:15:18 PM Are we talking the greatest number of lanes or the greatest performance from the lanes? I read it as what speed of lanes to pick, while dnd appears to have read it as the number... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat is the best Motherboard and Cpu combination for light gaming? Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU/RAM/Motherboard for gaming Forum SolvedZ97 Motherboard Choice (EVGA Classified or Gigabyte Z97X Gaming G1 Blk) Forum SolvedWhich motherboard is better for gaming? Forum SolvedIntel motherboard for gaming vs others.. why intel mobo loses? Forum SolvedHelp finding an Asus or EVGA motherboard for gaming on LGA 1150 Socket under $150 Forum SolvedTrying to get best z97 motherboard for gaming Forum SolvedHi people, Im looking for a motherboard that's for gaming. ( OC not required ) Forum Solvedis this motherboard good for gaming? Forum Solvedgaming motherboard intel hd graphics Forum SolvedNeed help choosing Motherboard for a Gaming Build. Forum SolvedGaming Motherboard Upgrade Forum Solvedwhich motherboard to buy? Asus Z97I-PLUS vs MSI Z97I Gaming AC Forum Solvedwill a Noctua NH-U14S CPU Cooler fit on a MSI Z97 Gaming 5 Motherboard ? Forum SolvedUpgrading CPU and Motherboard Gaming PC Forum SolvedCrossFire Question - MSI B85-G43 Gaming Motherboard Forum SolvedBest cost-effective gaming LGA 1150 motherboard (no overclocking) Forum SolvedWhat motherboard do I need for a gaming PC? Forum SolvedHDMI output and VGA output arnt working on my MSI Z87-G45 GAMING motherboard Forum SolvedLooking for a good motherboard for my Gaming PC Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !