PCIe 2.0 vs PCIe 1.0 Tags: Homebuilt Gaming Graphics Cards Systems Last response: November 16, 2011 11:27 PM in Systems Share mstehlik November 16, 2011 9:19:59 PM Hello, In Gaming, is there a dramatic differance between PCIe 2.0 vs PCIe 1.0 when running 2 GTX 590 video cards in SLI mode? More about : pcie pcie Outlander_04 a c 136 B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming a b U Graphics card November 16, 2011 9:27:49 PM no m 0 l mstehlik November 16, 2011 9:31:35 PM Thanks m 0 l Related resources PCI-e 1.0 vs PCI-e 2.0 with a PCI-e 3.0 card - Forum Legacy pcie 1.0 slot vs pcie 2.0 card - Forum Pci-e 1.0 vs 2.0 - Forum PCIe 2.0 vs PCIe 1.0 in same system - Forum PCI-e 1.0 vs PCI-e 2.0 performance - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Outlander_04 a c 136 B Homebuilt system a b 4 Gaming a b U Graphics card November 16, 2011 10:38:48 PM I should add that if you have a mb so old that it only has pci-e 1.0 x16 slots its going to be running a processor that is going to be way underpowered to get the best from two top end graphics cards m 0 l mstehlik November 16, 2011 10:48:01 PM I'm running Socket 775 EVGA motherboard, Am I going to be underpowered? m 0 l sam_fisher November 16, 2011 11:08:15 PM With 2 GTX 590s and a 775 socket CPU you'll bottle neck on that CPU. It'd be worth upgrading to a Z68 chipset with an i5-2500K. m 0 l mstehlik November 16, 2011 11:27:44 PM Cool, Thanks for you help m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Pcie 16x v1.0 vs pcie 16x v2.0 Forum PCI-e 1.0 vs. PCI-e 2.0 power cable Forum PCI-E 2.0 vs 1.0 Forum Memory Transfer Rate with PCIe 1.0 vs. 2.0 Forum PCIe 2.0 x8/x8 vs PCIe 1.0 x16/x16 Forum ATI 4870x2 performance on PCIe 1.0 vs PCIe 2.0 Forum PCIe 16x 2.0 vs 1.0 Forum AGP vs PCI-E 1.0 vs PCI-E 2.0 Forum PCIE 2.0 VS PCIE 1.0 Forum SolvedWhat happens if you put a PCI-E 2.0 card in a 1.0 slot? Forum SolvedAre the PCIe Slots on a IPIEL-LA3 Eureka3 Motherboard 1.0 or 2.0? Forum SolvedPCI-E 2.0 lane -> PCI-E 1.0 converter -> PCI-E 2.0 card means performance hit? Forum What Nvidia card will operate in an HP Media Center(2005 win XP ) m7160n? We are completely confused about pcie 1.0 2.0 2.1 Forum SolvedPCIe 2.0 gfx card for PCIe 1.0 motherboard? Forum SolvedPerformance of gtx560 TI OC in PCI-E 1.0 and 2.0 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !