PCI-E SSD x16 @ x4 Tags: SSD PCI Express Storage Last response: December 2, 2012 11:11 AM in Storage Share John419 November 30, 2012 10:33:54 AM Hi everyone, The title itself may be quite confusing. I just wanna know how can a x16 SSD be affected when installed in a PCI-E x16 slot but run @ x4. (OCZ CloudServ in this case) Thanks More about : pci ssd x16 memadmax a b G Storage November 30, 2012 10:37:37 AM Because it has to share bus lines with the video card. I believe the video card is in x8 mode, but the ssd should also be in x8 mode, but I could be wrong it could be x4 x4 too m 0 l John419 November 30, 2012 11:41:57 AM yeah but i just wanna know how worse will the speed be m 0 l Related resources Will a PCIe 2.0 x4 SSD work in a PCIe 2.0 x16 slot? - Forum PCIe-2.0 x16 (x4 mode) Scaling Bandwidth Ratio - Forum R9 280x Crossfire with ASUS M5A97 R2.0 (PCIe x16 / x4) - Forum i have mobo with pcie 3.0 x16 the other one is 2.0 x4 - Forum PCIe 3.0 x16 x8 x4 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer John419 November 30, 2012 11:42:55 AM yeah but i just wanna know how worse will the speed be m 0 l wanderer11 a b G Storage November 30, 2012 1:16:06 PM It will be maybe 5-10% slower. Still be a whole lot quicker than any sata 3 ssd. m 0 l John419 December 2, 2012 11:11:19 AM Sorry for late reply, and thanks for your all answers! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPCI-E 3.0 x16 running at x4 2.0 Forum SolvedWhich graphics card to be used in PCI-e x16 @x4 ? Forum SolvedHD 7850 in PCI-E x4 vs x16 Forum SolvedASRock 970 Extreme4 Crossfire (PCIe x16, x8, x4?!) Forum SolvedCrossfire on an x16 PCIE 3.0 and x4 PCIE 2.0? Forum SolvedPCI-E x16 / PCI-E x4 & GPU Questions Forum Solved3 7950s and a Revodrive (x4 and x16 pcie) Forum SolvedPCI-E x4 to PCI-E x16 "no display after changing slots" Forum Solvedcrossfire and sli on a pcie 3.0 x16 and pcie 2.0 x4 Forum Asus M5a97 - PCIe X4 is faster then PCIe X16? huh? Forum SolvedPCIE 2.0 x16 or x4 for Crossfire? Forum SolvedPCI-e 3 (x16 , x16, x4) vs 3 (x16/0 or x8/x8, x4) Hate it when they do this. Forum SolvedPCIe 3.0 x16 and PCIe 2.0 x4 Forum SolvedCan I run two 7750s in crossfire at pcie 2.0 x16 x4? Forum PCI-E, how to get to x16 from x4 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !