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gaming-pc advice needed

buck_e

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PCIE 3.0 x16 slot

Nice looking build.

I used to have an Asrock extreme4 mobo, and I 100% certain that the pcie 3.0 x16 slot is the top one, you've got yours plugged into the x8 slot, would optimize your system if you plugged the gpu into the top slot. I almost did the same thing myself, I remember thinking it was kind of annoying to have to cover up the nice asrock chipset heatsink, but I got over it.
 
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Processor Intel Core i7-3770k
Motherboard ASRock Z77 Extreme4
Cooling be quiet! Shadow Rock PRO SR1 Premium CPU Cooler
Memory Corsair Vengeance Low Profile 16GB (4X4)
Video Card(s) EVGA NVIDIA GTX 680 SC+BP
Storage OCZ Tech Vertex 3 SSD 240GB, Seagate ST2000DM001 2TB
Display(s) SAMSUNG LS24B350H
Case Cooler Master CM 690 II Advanced
Audio Device(s) Onboard Audio
Power Supply Corsair TX650M
Software Windows 7 Ultimate x64
#77
lol! You're right.. I just checked gpu-z and it's at the x8 slot :r. I'll be switching the gpu tomorrow, thanks for the heads up :) does this mean even higher FPS ?

edit: changed it to the top slot and it's running x16 3.0 now :) thank you very much for pointing that out ^^
 
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