Solved 7950 pcie 2.0x8 Tags: Radeon Graphics Last response: November 21, 2012 10:28 PM in Graphics & Displays Share lt_dan_zsu November 21, 2012 9:32:14 PM Simply put, will the 7950 be bottlenecked in a 2.0x8slot? More about : 7950 pcie 0x8 Spaniard United November 21, 2012 10:12:50 PM Normal 2.0 PCIE slot is x16 So yes. Not to mention the 7950 is 3.0. While it might not be possible to fully utilize the full potential of 3.0 (or even 2.0 to some extent) placing it into a x8 slot will. Seems like an odd question though ... are you crossfiring? Best solution Hazle November 21, 2012 10:20:14 PM In most cases, you do see a performance drop but not by a large margin, regardless of PCIe 2.0 or PCIe 3.0. at worst, you lose 5fps. http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Intel/Ivy_Bridge_PCI... Related resources AMD HD 7970 or HD 7950 on PCI-e 2.0x8 - Forum Question: PCI-E 2.0x16 and PCI-E 2.0x8 setup - Forum Can you plug a PCI 2.0X16 vid card into a 2.0X8 motherboard slot? - Forum Bus Speeds and PCI Lanes - Forum Upgrade advice, help! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer lt_dan_zsu November 21, 2012 10:23:51 PM K thanks. I just got a new 7950. My motherboard is x16/0 or x8/8. So I was asking just in case I wanted to cf in the future. lt_dan_zsu November 21, 2012 10:28:50 PM Best answer selected by lt_dan_zsu. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumPCIe 3.0 recommendation for a controller ForumCan I Crossfire two 7950 's on a PCI-e 20 and 3.0 ??? ForumGTX670 Tri-SLI - bottleneck? Forum7950 Running in x8 PCI-E ForumThese Two GTX 560's Work in SLI? ForumHD 7950 @ PCI-E x1 1.1 instead of x16 2.0, please help ForumHaswell: News, Rumors & Reviews ForumPCI-E Bus Interface question ( 7950 ) ForumUpgrading from 7950 GT - how far can I go on PCIe 1.1? ForumAMD 7850 v Nvidia 560ti ForumPowercolor HD3650 PCI-E vs NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT Forum120hz mode - Samsung UN55EH6000 ForumPalit gtx 460 2gb pcie card ForumCan't enter BIOS with my new builded PC (Graphics Card: CoollStream 7950) Forum[Solved] 7870 vs 7950 for 60 bucks more 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 !