Solved Crossfire with 16x and 8x PCI-E slots? Tags: Graphics Cards Crossfire Pci Express Graphics Last response: May 29, 2010 8:49 PM in Graphics & Displays Share ninelivesproductions May 29, 2010 6:29:25 PM Im building a new computer for myself this summer, and I only have enough for one 5770. Somewhere down the road I may go crossfire for when More GPU intensive games come out. Can I do Crossfire with two different speed PCI-E slots? (16x and 8x) There will obviously be a performance bottlenecks with that, but is it even possible in the first place. More about : crossfire 16x pci slots | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution Slayer697 May 29, 2010 6:31:55 PM Yes, you can definitely crossfire with two different speed slots. Not that it'll matter with 2 5770s as they're probably not going to see much performance hit (if any) even being run in an 8x8x configuration. | Report abuse ninelivesproductions May 29, 2010 8:48:05 PM Best answer selected by Ninelivesproductions. | Report abuse ninelivesproductions May 29, 2010 8:49:14 PM Thanks for the help! I actually wonder if I'll ever need to buy another one.... By the time I need to they'll only cost $100 ahah. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Crossfire with 16x and 8x PCI-E slots?> Related ressources: ForumPCI-E 16x ? 8x ? 2.0? Sli? Crossfire ? 8x 8x ? 16x 8x ? huh? Forum4850's in crossfire . 16x and 8x slots . ForumPCIE 3.0 8x = PCIE 2.0 16x ForumPCIe 16x V.S. PCIe 8x - Does it matter? ForumHow does pcie 16x and 4x compare to 8x 8x motherboard ForumCrossfire setup running both 16x and 8x ForumSLI mobos (2 x 16x pci-e ) but Xfire mobos (2x 8x pci-e )??? ForumCrossfire overheat and 16x vs 8x question ForumPCIE 16x + 4x vs PCIE 8X + 8x Crossfire ! ForumIntel 8x 4x 4x vs Amd 16x 8x 8x Crossfire ForumCombining 3 PCIe cards. 2 in 16X slots and 1 in an 8X slot ForumMotherboard only runing 8x pci express slot instead of 16x GA-EX38-DS4 ForumCan PCI-e 16x slots be used for PCI-e 1x cards? ForumP965 chipsets with 2 PCI-E 16x Slots - SLI a possibility? ForumMulti graphics cards in 8x pcie slots ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix Forum[Solved] Hd 5770 with 6G RAM or 4G RAM Forum[Solved] Dedicated PhysX card with 5870? Forum[Solved] Multiple monitors with Xfire ForumCan i run nfs shift with onboard graphics card More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !