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HD 3870 PCI e 8 to 16x
Nov 28, 2010, 9:24 AM
i have a SAPPHIRE TOXIC HD 3870 512MB GDDR4 PCI-E
But it only runs in x8... not 16x
MB: MSI 7360 (K9A2 Platinum)
CPU: Phenom 9850 Quad-core.
DDR2 4048Mb 1066Mhz
The graphic card Bios is a version named 010.079.000.001 , Don´t know if i can flash a newer bios or how i can do that (if i´t helps...)
Hope that i can get the speed up to x16 .
thankful for all help!
Nov 28, 2010
Nov 28, 2010, 3:04 PM
The MSI K9A2 Platinum motherboard has four PCI-Ex16 slots. Two are rated at x16, two at x8. Make sure your graphics card is installed in a x16 slot.
Nov 28, 2010, 4:36 PM
I have installed it on a "Mazarine" colored PCI-Ex16 slot and i´t is a the right one according to the manual... but still only x8..
Will my motherboard fit a graphics card?
Do all laptops have a PCI or PCIe slot(s)?
PCI-e 3.0 GPU + MoBo + Ivy CPU = PCI-e 2.0 ???
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Nov 28, 2010, 5:30 PM
Finlay i got x16
They have wrong color in the manual...
"the mazarine PCIE x slots (PCI_EX1 / PCI_EX4) support up to PCIE 2.0x16 speed"
BUT the PCI_1 and PCI_EX4 is BLUE!!!
Now i have the cart in Blue and it works perfectly
Nov 28, 2010, 5:31 PM
Did you try installing the card to the other slots? It wouldn't hurt.
Nov 28, 2010, 5:32 PM
Yeah, that's what I thought...
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