PCI-E Lane question Tags: Graphics Cards Gtx PCI Express Graphics Last response: July 15, 2010 3:30 AM in Graphics & Displays Share cythx July 15, 2010 12:45:14 AM My Asus Rampage III Extreme is listed as 4 x PCIe2.0 x16 slot (x16; x16/x16; x16/x8/x8 and x8/x8/x8/x8) But does that mean if I use 3 PCIe Slots, ie x2 GTX 460's and a soundboard, I will have to suffer with x16 x8 x8, thus lowering the bandwidth and performance on my 2nd GTX 460? More about : pci lane question sabot00 a b U Graphics card July 15, 2010 1:13:39 AM Yes but I doubt it will lower the performance of the GTX 460, as the card is not powerful enough. wa1 a c 189 U Graphics card July 15, 2010 3:22:06 AM x16 x8 x8 is not too bad performance, i'll start worrying if it goes to x4... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jyjjy a c 376 U Graphics card July 15, 2010 3:30:25 AM Sound cards usually use a PCI or PCI-E x1 slot. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPcie lane confusion - quick question Forum GIGABYTE GA-Z87X-OC PCI-E Lane Question Forum PCI-E Lane Question Forum Solvedasus p8z68 del: pcie lane 1 losses display sometimes Forum PCIe Lanes Question Forum SolvedPCIE lanes SLI question Forum SolvedPCIe Lane Sharing with 1.0 x1 Card Forum SolvedPCI-E 2.0 lane -> PCI-E 1.0 converter -> PCI-E 2.0 card means performance hit? Forum SolvedHard drive accidentally powered by PCI-E lane Forum PCI-e Lanes - a question. Forum SolvedCan I run a PCI-E 2.0 card in a PCI-E 3.0 lane? Forum Odd question about the pci-e lanes and add on cards Forum Need Help on PCIE Bandwidth Please & GPU PCIE Lane Usage - 4x / 8x / 16x Forum SolvedPCI-e lane Identiy Forum SolvedI5 2500k pcie2.0 1x16x lane - CF 7970's and bottlenecking Forum SolvedWill my pcie 3.0 x8 lane be enough for my gtx 680 lightning? Forum SolvedPCIE x16 Lane Slots Forum Is there a PCI-e hub? Would it be possible to split a 16x lane into 4 4x lanes? Forum Motherboard pcie 1.0 lane Forum PCIe Lane Confusion Forum 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 !