PCI need quick help! Tags: Motherboards Performance PCI Last response: April 27, 2012 1:13 AM in Motherboards Share Light Plasma April 26, 2012 11:24:21 AM Short question, does the pci number go backwards in performance? To explain does 1x beat 16x or 8x? More about : pci quick GhislainG a c 219 V Motherboard April 26, 2012 11:23:19 PM You meant PCI Express where x16 > x8 > x1. 16, 8 and 1 are the number of lanes. x1 is a short slot while x16 is a full length slot. pjmelect a b V Motherboard April 27, 2012 1:13:39 AM The higher the number of lanes the better the performance so x16 beats x1. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Quick pci -e 6-pin conector question. Please Help ! Forum Old gfx died: need quick help ! Forum Need a quick help on PSU plz Forum Quick need help on what mobo to get! Forum New build need help QUICK Forum 8600gt 1gb PCI -e , quick question ?? Forum Quick PCI -E question Forum need quick help before i order a proc and vid card agp Forum Are all these parts compatible? Need help quick ! Forum Need help , QUICK ! Forum Inspiron 530s - Power Supply and Video Card, Need quick help ! Forum Which Psu? ( Need Advice Quick ) Forum Help Guys, Quick Question Forum Need help quick ! TV Tuner, sound question Forum Need a custom computer quick Forum Need help making my Packard Bell PCI 2.2 compliant. Forum Which is better memory Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !