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 Pcie lane confusion - quick question Forum PCIe : Can I connect more than one device on one lane ? Forum PCIe Lane limit ??? Forum PCI-E Lane Question Forum About P7P55D 4x PCIe lane Forum PCI-e Lanes - a question . Forum Will pci-e x1/4/8 work in a pci-e x16 lane ? Forum PCIE lanes SLI question Forum Odd question about the pci-e lanes and add on cards Forum I7-870 or i7-950? Mobo? Want USB3,SATA3, 16 Lane Gfx Forum K9 40 lane dual "true" 16x out now. Forum Please help me choosing a GFX Card Forum Upgrade graphics card geforce8400gs pci-e Forum [Solved] Crossfire Question Forum [Solved] a8r32 mvp + radeon 5750 compatibilty question Forum Tv Tuner Question Forum Question about 5830 Forum Question about graphics cards Forum Hd 5770 temps quick question! Forum Question integrated/dedicated video card 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 !