Originally Posted by qubit
Having a x1 PCI-E interface is interesting and nichily useful. I'm just wondering if the x1 card can possibly have any worse performance than standard x16 one?
Also, why put the passive heatsink on the x16 version, but an active, whiny one on the x1 one? Makes no sense to me, should be the other way round, if anything.
I ran a 9800GT in an open-ended x1 slot, never had issues for browsing the web and video playback.