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 191 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: ForumQuick pci -e 6-pin conector question. Please Help ! ForumOld gfx died: need quick help ! ForumNeed a quick help on PSU plz ForumQuick need help on what mobo to get! ForumNew build need help QUICK Forum8600gt 1gb PCI -e , quick question ?? ForumQuick PCI -E question Forumneed quick help before i order a proc and vid card agp ForumAre all these parts compatible? Need help quick ! ForumNeed help , QUICK ! ForumInspiron 530s - Power Supply and Video Card, Need quick help ! ForumWhich Psu? ( Need Advice Quick ) ForumHelp Guys, Quick Question ForumNeed help quick ! TV Tuner, sound question ForumNeed a custom computer quick ForumNeed help making my Packard Bell PCI 2.2 compliant. ForumWhich is better memory More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !