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7970 running @ pci 1.1

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#1


Any ideas why?

specs on left

EDIT:

card is in top slot of mobo:

 
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Press the blue question mark next to Bus Interface, do the render test, see if it increases with load.
 
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Cheers, Jstn! it worked. I guess it justs witches to 3.0 when under load in order to save power
 
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#4
Yes, you are correct. PCIe link state power management is responsible.
 
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only in games then its need to use the bandwtch it use pcie 3 than its not needed its on 2 or 1.1
 
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Yes, you are correct. PCIe link state power management is responsible.
I was asking myself the same question a week or so ago, and just stumbled on your answer in this thread. Thanks!