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 SolvedIs the Z97X-Gaming-7 motherboard compatible with the Corsair 300r case? Forum SolvedWondering if my rig is good for gaming and if i can get a new motherboard? Forum SolvedWill 2 Nvidia 770s fit in a Gigabyte Gaming GT motherboard? Forum Solvedi5 4690K Motherboard for Gaming? Forum SolvedI am looking for budget gaming motherboard !! ? Forum Solvedbest and budget gaming motherboard for i5 4690k ? Forum SolvedBest Motherboard for Gaming Forum SolvedBest Motherboard For Gaming? Forum Solvedbuying the Sapphire Radeon HD 7870, is it a good gaming GPU, and will my motherboard and CPU support it? Forum SolvedCPU, RAM and Motherboard combo for gaming Forum Solvedbudget gaming motherboard for g3220 Forum SolvedWhat motherboard should i chose for gaming? Forum SolvedI am looking for a gaming motherboard to assambly! Forum SolvedLooking for a Intel gaming motherboard Forum SolvedGaming Rig Build - Motherboard Selection Forum SolvedNeed help choosing a motherboard for my first gaming rig Forum SolvedWhat motherboard for new gaming pc Forum Solvedbest gaming / overclocking motherboard for amd fx-6300??? 2014 Forum SolvedBlue motherboard for gaming/similar to gigabyte z97x Forum SolvedGood gaming motherboard under $200 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !