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Pci-e 3.0 x16/pci-e 1.1 x16 on gpuz?

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
October 5, 2012 12:05:51 PM

Hi, i jus bought a hd7850 recently... I m currently usin it on a pci e1.1 motherboard... As such, wad does it means when gpuz show me pci e 3.0 x16@ pci e 1.1 x16? What does it mean? Thanks for ur guys help'

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October 5, 2012 12:14:59 PM

it means that you have a card that is pci-e 3 running on a pci-e 1.1 slot.

bandwidth is still ok since the 7850 isnt too high performing to saturate the pci-e 1.1 bus. you will see a performance increase when you go to pci-e 3 motherboards but the performance as of now is ok
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October 5, 2012 12:25:41 PM

you would be geting 90% of your card performance nothing to worry what is your processor if you have such a old board
October 5, 2012 1:05:17 PM

Intelcore 2 duo e8400 3.0 ghz to 3.8 ghz