Pci 3.0 Benefits? Tags: Homebuilt Gtx PCI Systems Last response: May 7, 2012 4:12 PM in Systems Share mrwhosetheboss May 7, 2012 2:30:25 PM Are there any benefits to having a pci 3.0 mobo for a gtx 680? or should I save some cash here? More about : pci benefits alvine a b B Homebuilt system May 7, 2012 2:39:13 PM it gives you higher speeds but the current cards don't saturate the pcie 2.0 speeds yet. i would say you are future proofing yourself if the future cards will see benefits and by that time your cpu will be bottlenecking them Chainzsaw May 7, 2012 4:12:41 PM You will not see PCIE 3.0 benefits until the next top cards come out (after 680 and 7970). ..Although you might need PCIE3 for something like a GTX 690. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumLGA 2011 benefits worth it for gaming? ForumPerks/ Benefits of coupling Ivy Bridge and Keplar ForumPci e 3.0 and 2.1 slot ForumBenefits of Dedecated PhysX card? ForumWhere's the AMD mobos w/ PCI Ex. 3.0 promised would be here by now? ForumPCI -E 3.0 Bus Standard ForumHow many watt does pci -e 3.0 provide ForumASUS Rampage IV Extreme PCI -E 3.0 Support ForumCan i upgrade to PCI 3.0 with GA-A75-D3H motherboard Forum2.0 compatible with 3.0 PCI ? ForumX79 vs. z68 ( pci 3.0 ) ForumPCI express 3.0 Graphics Cards vs PCI express 2.0 Graphics Cards ForumPCI -E 3.0 Graphics cards on PCI -E 2.0 mobo ForumPCI -E 3.0 . ForumOverclocking Guide Part 1: Risks, Choices and Benefits ForumPCI E 2.0 and 3.0 what's the big differents? ForumNVIDIA GeForce gt 630m Forum2x PCIe 2.0 GPU in PCIe 3.0 and 2.0 ports ForumNeed front pannel - mount USB 3.0 in a Dell server (3.5 inch) ForumWhat are the benefits of waiting for Ivy Bridge Chips? More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !