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 John419 November 30, 2012 11:41:57 AM yeah but i just wanna know how worse will the speed be Related resources Will a PCIe 2.0 x4 SSD work in a PCIe 2.0 x16 slot? - Forum PCIe x4 and PCIe x16 - Forum PCIe lanes switching x16 -> x8 when using sata3 SSD ? - Forum MY SSD revodrive PCIe x4 180GB OCZ - Mobo-help. - Forum PCIe 2.0 controller on PCIe 1.0 x16 slot - 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 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. John419 December 2, 2012 11:11:19 AM Sorry for late reply, and thanks for your all answers! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumOCZ SSD PCI-E x4 RevoDrive ummm... ForumPCIE 3.0 x16 + PCIE 2.0 x4 ForumHow to understand configuration of pcie x16 ? ForumThree workstation video cards on a X16 , x8, x4 board? ForumPCIE x16 3.0 or PCIE x4 2.0 for NIC? ForumPCI-E 2.0 x16 @ x4 2.0 ForumLF a motherboard that will support SATA 3, PCIe x16 , and USB3 ForumCan a PCI-E x16 slot be used for something other than video? ForumPCIe x8 or x4 Sata III controller card ForumPCIe X16 Slot @ X4 ForumSamsung 840 Pro or OCZ Vertex ForumMy SSD has all of a sudden got issues ForumSsd too small for games ForumHelp: SSD Setup on 2/3 bay Laptop ForumOlder SSD's More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !