Closed CF HD 5850. my mobo good enough? Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product Last response: October 26, 2011 6:10 PM in Graphics & Displays Share dlong October 18, 2011 10:16:55 AM Hello all, I plan on buying another HD5850 to crossfire for my system*. However i realize my motherboard has 2 x PCI-E 2.0 x16 slots (@x16 or @x8, x8) not @x16 x2. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I dont know much about "lanes", but how much will this affect my performance increase should i get another card? * i5-750 4 gb ram. Thanks -Dlong More about : 5850 mobo good Best solution zhongyan October 18, 2011 10:48:19 AM You shouldn't notice much of a difference (less than 5% decrease in performance) running the cards at 8x, 8x compared to 16x, 16x. Anonymous October 18, 2011 11:16:49 AM Just on another note, what PSU are you using, and what resolution are you gaming at? Related resources Giga GA-P55-UD4p. Good enough for CF 5850 ? - Forum Overclocking CF 5850 's Not going well..... - Forum 4870 CF vs. 5850 ?? - Forum CF 5850 OR 5970 - Forum 5850 vs 5750 CF - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer dlong October 18, 2011 11:26:21 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... is my PSU and i game at 1920-1080 dlong October 18, 2011 8:52:40 PM zhongyan said:You shouldn't notice much of a difference (less than 5% decrease in performance) running the cards at 8x, 8x compared to 16x, 16x. Thats it? I was thinking the performance increase would cut in half. any1 disagree/agree? Input is greatly appreciated zhongyan October 19, 2011 5:23:42 AM dlong said:Thats it? I was thinking the performance increase would cut in half. any1 disagree/agree? Input is greatly appreciated http://www.hardocp.com/article/2010/08/23/gtx_480_sli_p... dlong October 26, 2011 5:41:56 AM Best answer selected by dlong. Djentleman a b U Graphics card October 26, 2011 6:04:44 PM Lol, not even x4 takes a performance hit. For we've not discovered the full power for pci 2.0. Mousemonkey a c 248 U Graphics card October 26, 2011 6:10:27 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumShould I get another HD5850 for CF ? ForumHD5850 VS HD 4770 CF ForumGTX 470 sli vs HD 5850 cf vs HD 5870 cf ForumHD 4870 vapor -x CF or HD 5850 ForumRadeon HD 5850 not good enough ? ForumDo I have enough power to OC? (650w, 1100t x6, cf hd5850 )) Forum7770 CF VS 5850 CF ForumRadeon HD 5850 for $300? What gives? ForumAti 5850 CF ForumWill this mobo bottleneck ATI 5850 ? ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix ForumBenchmarks for HD 5850 xfire ForumVizio M260MV 26" good gaming monitor? ForumCAN I USE ATI HD 6850 GDDR5 to my INTEL DG41RQ "DDR2" mobo?? ForumIs this a good crossfirex setup? 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 !