Can the mobo hinder the performance of your video card? Tags: Graphics Cards Performance AMD Graphics Product Last response: January 6, 2011 3:38 AM in Graphics & Displays Share Recin January 5, 2011 9:56:45 PM I was looking at getting the following video card and mobo. The mobo is pretty cheap - will it hinder the performance of the video card I selected? Thanks for your advice! EVGA 01G-P3-1366-TR GeForce GTX 460 SE (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and ASUS M4A87TD EVO AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... to go with a AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX More about : mobo hinder performance video card lothdk January 5, 2011 10:09:25 PM No, the video card should perform well on that motherboard. However, in case you did not notice yourself, in choosing the SE version you are getting a crippled card compared to the regular 1 GB edition. Recin January 5, 2011 10:19:34 PM lothdk said:No, the video card should perform well on that motherboard. However, in case you did not notice yourself, in choosing the SE version you are getting a crippled card compared to the regular 1 GB edition. I noticed. The price seems right between the performance of the SE and 1gb. Do you disagree? Honestly Im going back and forth.... Related resources Will adding a 2D monitor hinder performance ? - Forum Which of the following components would hinder performance the most? - Forum Does onboard video /sound hinder performance ? - Forum I5 760 hinder gtx 670 full performance ?? - Forum Case fans help or hinder video cards? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jaguarskx a c 355 U Graphics card a c 112 À AMD January 6, 2011 3:00:26 AM The mobo can actually affect the performance of the overall PC. However, the difference is usually minor. Here's an example of 4 expensive mobos: From: http://www.anandtech.com/show/3820/asus-evga-gigabyte-m... purple stank a c 214 U Graphics card January 6, 2011 3:38:18 AM Well if your going to SLI/Crossfire,then yes, your graphics card might suffer from a x4 lane. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Is my screen going to hinder my performance ? Forum Best video card for me Forum Will i5 760 hinder radeon hd 6970 Forum Choice: upgrade CPU/ mobo /RAM or Video card first? Forum HT hinders Benchmark scores? Forum $350 CPU, mobo , RAM upgrade Forum Considering video card upgrade... Forum I need help to chose a z77 mobo Forum My 5850's performance does not seem right(Crysis Warhead) Forum Want to buy a new video card . Forum Help, poor 460 SLi performance Forum 5760x1080 Eyefinity on HD 7870 Forum [Solved] How well will this card run WoW for me? Forum [Solved] New video card no signal Forum No signal to monitor once i install gfx card drivers?!?! (X1950 pro) Forum 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 !