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 SolvedBest Motherboard for Gaming Forum SolvedLooking for i5-3450 + msi r9 270x gaming 2gb compatible motherboard Forum SolvedBuilding my first gaming PC searching for a motherboard Forum SolvedAdvice on a motherboard for gaming Forum Solvedwhere do I place the wires on my msi gaming 3/5/7 motherboard? Forum Solvedlooking for a cheap motherboard compatible with i5 3570 (gaming pc) Forum SolvedBest Approx 150 dollar gaming motherboard for z97 chipset Forum SolvedMotherboard for a gaming PC: Asus H97M-PLUS vs Gigabyte GA-H97M-D3H vs MSI H97M-G43 Forum Solvedbudget motherboard for gaming Forum SolvedHi I have a new Gigabyte Z97X-Gaming 5 Motherboard No sound Forum SolvedMSI Z87M gaming 3 motherboard OC issues Forum SolvedNeed help finding a new motherboard for gaming (ASUS/Gigabyte). Forum Solvedwhich motherboard for gaming Forum SolvedNeed a gaming motherboard for 2 way sli. GTX 780 TI Forum SolvedLook for a Motherboard for i7-4790k processor - No overclocking or gaming Forum SolvedNeed Gaming Motherboard and Power Supply to support build Forum Solveddoes asus z87-ws motherboard support 7.1 surround sound for gaming Forum SolvedWhat is the best Motherboard and Cpu combination for light gaming? Forum Solvedi74790k with MSI z97 gaming 5 motherboard Forum SolvedBest Motherboard for Gaming with the i7-4790K Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !