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November 13, 2010 12:59:10 PM

pci slots help

i am going for p7p55-lx ( or may be for p7p55d )
what does it means??? ( p7p55-lx)

1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (single at x16)
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot (at x4 mode, 2.5GT/s)
2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots (2.5GT/s)
3 x PCI

??? is it a speed difference of slots??

which slots are for gpu?

can i gain full performance available on gpu using that board?

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a c 235 V Motherboard
November 13, 2010 1:06:24 PM

Yes... Different speeds for each slot

You want to use the PCIe 2.0 X16 closet to CPU that runs at x16

Yes... You will get full performance usage out of a single card setup.
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November 13, 2010 4:23:24 PM

NAH NAH .. i want to crossfire 5770 using this board.

sorry i forgot to mention it.

so, can i gain full performance on these slots using 5770 crossfire

and please anyone explain these term like x4 x6 x8 to me :(  :( 
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November 13, 2010 4:30:23 PM

as it is written on the first slot x6 at single
and on second one it is written x4 ??

mean i can only gain 25% performance of the single gpu?? according to x16 , x4 rules? :( :( 
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a c 235 V Motherboard
November 13, 2010 5:57:55 PM

In a crossfire setup, you will run at x16,x4 which will show about a 5% decrease in performance from x16,x16. Typically, I don't recommend running a x16,x4 but with 5770's you will not see enough of a decrease to worry about. :) 
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November 14, 2010 7:40:07 AM

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a c 136 V Motherboard
November 14, 2010 12:36:33 PM

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