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##testing## pci-e 2.0 X16 vs. pci-e 2.0 X8

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by philbrown23, Oct 1, 2008.

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    That equation requires that BOTH the chipset AND the GPU are running PCIe v2.0

    If either or both of them are still PCIe v1.1 then AGP x8 = PCIe x8.

    Actually, AGP x8 is about 10% faster than PCIe x8 for GPU tasks (One way communication). A small number, therefore moot.
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    You might be right, but I think the key to good XF performance is to use P45,X38,X48 and 1 gig cards, cause even a 4850 1 gig will beat a 4870 512 at hi-res on some games.....probably Crysis, Grid and maybe StalkerCS.
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    so are we still arguing about this?
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    did that ever even come out?
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    Isn't the comparison supposed to be between PCI E 2 x8 and PCI E 1.1 x16?

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