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Is my card only running at x8 speed?

LifeOnMars

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Is my card only running at PCIE2.0 x 8? It's a new system and the motherboard has a switch card. I have the switch card in the first slot and the 460 GTX in the second but here is what GPUz says -



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Yes, GPU-Z shows that your card is running at x8 speed instead of x16 from what I saw on that image.
 
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Here is what my one looks like:
 

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in idle some board kick down to save power. my asus does. load it is 2.0 X16 but at idle they go down to 1.0 X8 X4 etc etc to save board power. check it under load.
 

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+1 its power savings from the motherboard
 
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in idle some board kick down to save power. my asus does. load it is 2.0 X16 but at idle they go down to 1.0 X8 X4 etc etc to save board power. check it under load.
In my case it just drops down the specs like this: