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EVGA GTX 570 in x8 PCI Express?

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June 2, 2011 9:53:53 PM

I have a EVGA GTX 570 in my top most PCI-E x16 slot on an Asus P67 Sabertooth board. This mobo, though, only has two PCI-E x16 slots and if both are used it goes down to x8/x8.

My question is: if I put a x8 RAID card in the second PCI-E x16 slot - running both at x8, will I lose much from the EVGA GTX 570?

Additionally (though in the wrong forum) - what is the max bandwidth if I were to keep my RAID card in the PCI-E x1 slot? PCI slot?
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June 2, 2011 10:06:50 PM

You won't see much loss from the bandwidth going down to 8 lanes, although it can depend on what you're playing, what resolution, etc.

Couldn't answer your RAID card question though.
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June 2, 2011 10:59:05 PM

I play all my games at 2560x1600 on my 30" monitor.
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June 3, 2011 10:53:29 AM

Best answer selected by thepregnantgod.
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June 3, 2011 5:38:30 PM

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