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Will i need a new motherboard for pcie 3.0?

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  • Asus
  • Sabertooth
  • Motherboards
  • PCI Express
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October 3, 2011 7:54:41 PM

Ok, so i use a sabertooth p67, will i need a new MB to take advantage of PCI-e 3.0? Or is it just a BIOS update?

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October 3, 2011 8:19:09 PM

@or-ex: Ok, so i use a sabertooth p67, will i need a new MB to take advantage of PCI-e 3.0?

Yes. You need the right PCIe 3.0 support chips, PCIe 3.0 device and an Ivy Bridge CPU to utilize PCIe 3.0 at its full speed.

@or-ex: Or is it just a BIOS update?

No.
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October 3, 2011 8:35:12 PM

OK thanks.
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October 10, 2011 1:51:09 AM

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