PCIe x8 - 6970 Tags: Graphics Cards Bandwidth Support Motherboards Graphics Last response: July 9, 2011 11:41 PM in Graphics & Displays Share caruso26 July 9, 2011 8:06:44 PM i am soon upgrading to CF 6970 from my single on though my mother board switches from x16 to x8 when i have two cards installed is x8 enough bandwidth to support a 6970? More about : pcie 6970 geekapproved a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard July 9, 2011 8:40:33 PM Yes, but will your cpu keep up with 2 cards? m 0 l Overclocked Toaster a b U Graphics card July 9, 2011 8:54:37 PM yes, the bottleneck will be quite small. m 0 l Related resources GPU using pcie x8 on a pcie x16 slot - Forum can i crossfire on one pcie x16 and one pci x8 using raiser cables - Forum Can I install a PCI-E x8 (2.0) SSD into a PCI-E x8_4 (3.0) slot on m/b? - Forum pcie 3.0 x16 shows x8 v1.1 - Forum GTX 780 PCI-E 2.0 x8 Performance Question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer caruso26 July 9, 2011 10:08:24 PM yes phenom ii x6 1100t I'm sure ^_^ m 0 l megamanx00 a c 107 U Graphics card a b V Motherboard July 9, 2011 11:41:23 PM while a 790/890/990FX board for 16x/16x would have been ideal the performance difference over 8x/8x is very small. You're more likely to be held back by your CPU than PCI-E bandwidth there. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPCI-E x8 Video Card? Forum SolvedI need help understanding PCI-E x16, x8, x4 and x1 Forum SolvedCan I put an x8 RAID controller into an x16 PCIe slot? Forum SolvedPCIe x8 vs. x16 Forum SolvedTwo GPUs in SLI in PCI-e x8 slots Forum SolvedProblem with Palit GT630 (Kepler Core) w/ Physical PCIe X8 and Intel DG31PR PCIE X16 Forum Solveddoes Geforce GTX 760 use pcie 3.0 X16 or 3.0 X8 Forum SolvedPlacing a wifi card in a pci-e x 4 or x8 will cause my GPU to run at x8? Forum SolvedCould I use a Nvidia GTX 560 on a MB SuperMicro X7DBE - PCI-e x8 Forum Solvedpci-e 3.0 x16 unning at pci-e 2.0 x8? Forum Solvedpcie 2.0 x8 to pcie 3.0 x16 Forum Solvedpcie x8 vs x16 Forum SolvedPCIe X4 card in a X8 slot Forum SolvedPCIe 3.0 x16 x8 x4 Forum SolvedPCIe x8 or PCI for sound card? 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 !