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Would a PCIe 3.0 x8 slot bottleneck a GTX 680?

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January 4, 2013 6:26:24 AM

Would a PCIe 3.0 x8 slot bottleneck a single GTX 680?

Does it really need to be PCIe 3.0 x16?
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January 4, 2013 7:09:16 AM

ambam said:
Would a PCIe 3.0 x8 slot bottleneck a single GTX 680?

Does it really need to be PCIe 3.0 x16?

No It won't, even if SLI mode.
Here's the scaling of Different PCIE versions and modes.

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January 4, 2013 7:38:30 AM

No pci-e 3 x8 will never bottleneck a card
the bandwidth of pci-e 3 x8=pci-e 2 x16

no cards built so far can reach the speeds of pci-e 2 x16
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January 4, 2013 9:08:06 AM

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January 4, 2013 9:08:17 AM

Thank you!
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