Solved Multi graphics cards in 8x pcie slots Tags: Graphics Cards Motherboards Graphics Last response: June 29, 2011 5:46 PM in Graphics & Displays Share boeing114 June 29, 2011 5:40:33 PM I see a lot of motherboards will offer 2 pcie 2.0 slots, and if you use one of them, it will give you a 16x lane, but if you use both of them (hence sli or crossfire), you only get 8x lanes. Does this hamper performance? More about : multi graphics cards pcie slots Best solution jaguarskx a c 359 U Graphics card a b V Motherboard June 29, 2011 5:42:49 PM Generally, no. Maybe a little if you install the top of the line cards from AMD or nVidia in XFire or SLI. Share boeing114 June 29, 2011 5:46:55 PM Best answer selected by boeing114. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Combining 3 PCIe cards. 2 in 16X slots and 1 in an 8X slot Forum SolvedCan I run a crossfire setup with one card in a 16x pcie slot, and the other in a 8x pcie slot? Forum SolvedNon-Graphics PCI-e Cards in Graphics PCI-e Slots? Forum SolvedHow bottlenecked would a PCIe 3.0 x16 card be in a 2.0 8x slot? Forum Can you move your 8x PCIe slot lower to gain more room between 2 crossfire cards? Forum anymore good graphics cards left for agp 8x slots?? Forum SolvedWill putting graphics card in the lowest PCI-E slots affect performance? Forum SolvedWill GTX 680 SLI performance suffer if running in PCI-E 2.0 8x slots? Forum Is my graphics card defective or my pci-e slots/motherboard Forum Why do most mobo mfgs restrict PCI-e x16 slots to graphics cards only? Forum graphic cards and pci-e x16 slots Forum Best PCI-E 16x video card to run in 8x slot Forum SolvedCrossfire with 16x and 8x PCI-E slots? Forum Graphics cards positions in PCIe slots Forum PCIe 16x Graphics Card running at 8x? Forum Solveddoes ddr5 graphic card work with pcie gen2 slots?? Forum SolvedPCIE slot_2 not working? with new graphics cards Forum Solvedcan PCI-e 3.0 graphics cards fit in a PCI-e 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedPCIe 3.0 graphics card in a PCIe 1.0 PCie slot. Forum pci-e slots,sound and graphics card question 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 !