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 SolvedHow crucial is the motherboard in gaming? Forum SolvedGaming PC motherboard Forum SolvedBest ATX gaming motherboard for $120? Forum SolvedGood Motherboard For Gaming? Forum Solvedwhat is the best gaming motherboard ( For Price) if i plan on using an 8-core AMD CPU? Forum SolvedGood Gaming Motherboard Forum SolvedWHICH MOTHERBOARD IS BETTER FOR Gaming? Forum SolvedGaming PC Motherboard, Case, and PSU help Forum SolvedBest gaming motherboard Forum SolvedNeed a suggestion on a new gaming Motherboard + CPU Forum SolvedFINAL Gigabyte Z97 Gaming 7 VS Gigabyte G1 Sniper Z97 Motherboard Forum SolvedReally cheap motherboard for gaming Forum SolvedNZT H440 --- P + LED and P - LED with MSI Z87-G45 Gaming Motherboard Forum SolvedBest motherboard under $170 for gaming !! Forum SolvedWhich Motherboard is best for gaming? Forum SolvedLimitations of a "Gaming" Motherboard? Forum Solvedreplace / upgrade motherboard 1358g for rfactor gaming Forum SolvedAmd athlon x4 750k with gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 5 motherboard Forum SolvedIs MSI 970 Gaming ATX AM3+ a good motherboard? Forum SolvedIs the MSI 970 GAMING Socket AM3+ 7.1-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard any good? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !