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7970 running @ pci 1.1

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by oli_ramsay, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. oli_ramsay

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    Any ideas why?

    specs on left

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    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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    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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    I was asking myself the same question a week or so ago, and just stumbled on your answer in this thread. Thanks!
     
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