Solved Looking for the right motherboard Tags: NAS / RAID PCI Motherboards Storage Product Last response: May 1, 2012 12:37 PM in Storage Share gabonescu April 12, 2012 5:56:04 PM Hello, I am looking to find a motherboard with this options: 1. PCI 2.0/3.0 x16 for a video card 2. PCI 2.0/3.0 x8 for a RAID adapter What do you recommend to buy to get both PCI slots working at the max speed in the same time listed above? Thanks, G More about : motherboard rolli59 a c 1155 V Motherboard a c 265 G Storage April 12, 2012 8:21:50 PM You did not specify what CPU you are building on but here is a LGA2011 board http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l gabonescu April 19, 2012 12:55:11 AM rolli59 said:You did not specify what CPU you are building on but here is a LGA2011 board http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Hello Rolli59, I was looking to get anything but LGA2011... m 0 l Related resources Looking for the right motherboard - Forum Looking for a right Motherboard for these parts - Forum Hardcore PC gamer looking for the right motherboard - Forum Looking for the right motherboard for the right graphic card - Forum Looking for the right motherboard.... - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Dereck47 a b V Motherboard a c 539 G Storage April 19, 2012 2:39:07 AM gabonescu said:I was looking to get anything but LGA2011... Only X79 & Z77 chipsets support PCIe 3.0 x16 graphics cards. If you don't want LGA2011 (X79) then you'll have to get a LGA1155 (Z77) motherboard. EDIT: Z68 chipsets (LGA1155) also support PCIe 3.0 m 0 l Best solution Dereck47 a b V Motherboard a c 539 G Storage April 19, 2012 3:03:47 AM gabonescu said:What do you recommend to buy to get both PCI slots working at the max speed in the same time listed above? The Gigabyte G1.Sniper 3. http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4... Connect your video card to PCIEX16_1 and your RAID card to PCIEX8_2. Slots PCIEX16_2 and PCIEX8_1 would have to remain empty in order for you to get max speeds. Share gabonescu April 24, 2012 12:57:57 PM Thanks..that will work. G m 0 l gabonescu May 1, 2012 12:37:43 PM Best answer selected by gabonescu. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I need help looking for the right motherboard? Forum SolvedLooking for right sized case Forum SolvedLooking for the right CPU for a 290x GPU Forum SolvedLooking for the right USB HD Enclosure Forum SolvedThis Website says the GPU I want is not compatible with my Motherboard, is it right? Forum SolvedLooking for the right PSU for my rig. Forum SolvedThe right kind of motherboard for me? Forum SolvedHelp me choose the right motherboard! Forum SolvedNeed help finding the right motherboard Forum Solvedthe right motherboard Forum Solvedlooking for the right cpu/gpu Forum SolvedLooking for the right PSU Forum SolvedLooking for the right cpu water cooler Forum SolvedNeed help with choosing right motherboard. Forum SolvedNew to here so dont know if this is the right spot. so im looking to build two pc. one for around 500 and the other for 800. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !