To which PCIe slot shall I install my card ? Tags: Graphics Cards Asus Motherboards ATI Graphics Last response: September 3, 2010 12:55 AM in Graphics & Displays Share Tex-Twil September 2, 2010 5:46:29 PM Hello, I have a ATI 5850 card and a Asus P7P55D Motherboard with 3 PCIe slots described in the manual as follows Quote: PCIe 2.0 x16_1 (single at x16, dual at x8 link) PCIe 2.0 x16_2 ( at x8 link) PCIe 2.0 x16_3 ( at x4 link, 3GT) Currently I have my card in the 2nd slot. Shall I move it to the 1st one ? cheers, Tex More about : pcie slot install card Helltech a c 153 U Graphics card September 2, 2010 5:48:54 PM I would, but thats just me. I know on my Rampage II if I put it in the second slot in single mode it runs at x8, while that isn't a big difference, its a small difference and I'm an ethusiast. wa1 a c 189 U Graphics card a b Ĉ ASUS a b V Motherboard September 3, 2010 12:55:08 AM Well, installing on 2nd slot(x8) is okay, you wouldn't lose much speed on that slot, but i still recommend to move that card on the 1st slot, it will give you full performance... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhich AGP 939 motherboard shall i get? Forumhelp me decide which LCD resolution shall i use Forumpci-e x1 card into pci-e x16 slot ? ForumWhich SCSI raid controller shall i go with? ForumCan i install a ddr5 video card in pcie x16 slot ForumDoes it matter which PCIE 3.0 slot is used? Forumwhich card shall i get...? ForumGigabyte GA-Z77X-D3H Does it have 2 pcie 3.0 slots ? ForumPCIE 2.1 CARD IN AN 1.1 SLOT ???? ForumWhat CPU Shall I Buy?? ForumCan I install my single vga card into secondary pci-e x16 slot ? ForumDoes it matter which PCI-E slot I use? ForumInstalling my graphics card . Which slot ? ForumWhich of these mobos shall I buy? ForumWhich PCI-E slot ? ForumGPU-Z Questions (New Card!) Forum[Solved] Ddr2 vs ddr3 video card ForumNew vid card on old Computer-GT 240 or HD 4670 or ?? ForumShould I Increase the GFX Card Fan Speed? ForumMw2 ddr1 upgrading video 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 !