Closed PCI-e slot, is it even worth crossfire? Tags: Graphics Cards Crossfire Motherboards Pci Express Graphics Last response: January 16, 2013 2:47 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Lord Tumnas January 16, 2013 4:44:33 AM I currently have a single HD7850 occupying the only PCI-e x16 slot on my motherboard, the second slot is x16 length but only runs at x4 mode, is it even worth crossfiring on this board, or will it be bottlenecked beyond belief More about : pci slot worth crossfire | Report abuse Register or log in to remove akshayghai29785 Graphics card Expert January 16, 2013 4:47:53 AM no you will lots of performance if your do Xfire on that mobo & which PSU you have | Report abuse Lord Tumnas January 16, 2013 6:42:40 AM akshayghai29785 said:no you will lots of performance if your do Xfire on that mobo & which PSU you have motherboard is a B75 pro-3M im going to choose to not answer the power supply question and say that i will get a 750w corsair before crossfiring | Report abuse Best solution goldsauce Graphics card Expert January 16, 2013 7:03:09 AM I put 7850s in crossfire on my system and I had it running at PCI-e 3.0 4x and PCI-e x16 x4 and the performance was crap, trust me DO NOT make this mistake like I did. | Report abuse Related ressources GPU at PCIE 2.0 x16 Slot running at x4! - Forum Crossfire - worth the trouble? - Forum Speed of PCIe 3.0 slot in crossfire with PCIe 2.0 - Forum Motherboard with 1 PCI-Ex16 slot supports ATI CrossFire ? - Forum 4870X2/GTX280 on PCI-E 1.0 (16x) Slot - Forum Ask the community Publish JJ1217 Graphics card Authority January 16, 2013 7:45:10 AM Yeah its not worth the performance boost. You'd be better off saving your money and investing it elsewhere such as a SSD or something your system will appreciate. | Report abuse Lord Tumnas January 16, 2013 8:14:56 AM Best answer selected by Lord Tumnas. | Report abuse Lord Tumnas January 16, 2013 8:15:53 AM thanks guys, ill probably just save for the next generation of graphics cards and get something really nice, or a sound card i already have an SSD but thanks for the tip JJ | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>PCI-e slot, is it even worth crossfire?> Related ressources: ForumEP45-UD3LR motherboard supports crossfire ? only one pciE x16 slot ForumGTX 260 in a PCIe 1.0 16x slot worth it? ForumCrossfire and PCIe Forum6870 crossfire with q6600 worth it? ForumIs PCIe 2.0 really worth the extra money? ForumHigh end PSU " Worth it", for a non-sli/ PCIE 2.0 ForumCan Lucid Hdra be used on on board with the Pcie slot ??? ForumAsus P8Z68-V Pro Gen3 ??? re PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16_2 slot ForumHD3850 Crossfire , is it worth my time? ForumASUS Sabertooth z77 - One PCI-e slot not recognizing video card, RMA? ForumUsing a 6850 in a pci-e 1.0 slot & older system ForumPCIE 3.0 slot issues Forum24" and resolution question Forum[Solved] Gtx 660 Ti worth extra $80 over gtx 660 ForumSapphire HD 6850 toxic and regular version crossfire? 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 !