1 graphics card at 16x or 2 at 8x? Tags: Graphics Cards Performance Graphics Last response: May 9, 2012 4:42 AM in Graphics & Displays Share abnormalweeny May 9, 2012 1:40:15 AM Would i get better performance out of 1 16x graphics card or 2 8x graphics cards? More about : graphics card 16x monsta a c 88 U Graphics card May 9, 2012 1:48:36 AM Depends on which cards you are asking about for a comparison m 0 l abnormalweeny May 9, 2012 1:56:13 AM The gtx 260 m 0 l Related resources Can you use a PCI 2.0 16x graphics card with a PCI 8x Mother board - Forum Combining 3 PCIe cards. 2 in 16X slots and 1 in an 8X slot - Forum GTX 760 in 8x 2.0 or 1.1 vs 16x 2.0 - Forum PCIe 16x Graphics Card running at 8x? - Forum Using a PCI-E 1x to 16x riser card for graphics card - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer DM186 a c 181 U Graphics card May 9, 2012 3:36:40 AM Even in the two x 8 with SLI you will still do better that way then only one card. m 0 l opalarrow May 9, 2012 4:31:05 AM You will not be limited by the bandwidth if that's what you're getting at. m 0 l atikkur May 9, 2012 4:42:15 AM the difference is about 1%. nice review here.. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Intel/Ivy_Bridge_PCI... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCan I run a crossfire setup with one card in a 16x pcie slot, and the other in a 8x pcie slot? Forum SolvedIf i'm using one AMD Radeon HD 7870 2GB 16X would it be stupid to get a second Graphics card? Forum SolvedGTX580 and 16x vs 8x 2.0 PCI-E Slot Forum System won't boot/post with GFX card in PCIe 3.0 16x but runs fine in either 16x 3.0 or 8x 3.0!? Forum SolvedDual GPU cards 16x vs 8x Forum will a 8x raid card work in 16x slot running at 4x Forum pci-e 16x graphics card on pci-e 1x slot? Forum New motherboard advice:2x 16x pci: 2 graphics card: 3d gaming? ati? Forum 16x Video card on a 8x lane Forum Single graphics 16x or crossfire 8x Forum PCIE 3.0 8x = PCIE 2.0 16x Forum SolvedPCI Express 3.0 card on older mobo with 1.0 16x Forum Best PCI-E 16x video card to run in 8x slot Forum PCI-E 16x? 8x? 2.0? Sli? Crossfire? 8x 8x? 16x 8x? huh? Forum Is SAMSUNG Black 22X DVD R 8X DVD RW 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache 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 !