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dandano
11-27-09, 10:58 AM
Hi

I have an Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe motherboard, and I recently bought a GTX 285 1024 video card. I've been having a few issues, and I checked the setting of the PCI-E bus, and it reports the video card is running at PCI-Express x8 instead of x16!

The bios was set to auto, but I changed it to Single Video card, and I checked the selector card on the motherboard, and it is also set to single video card, but I can't get the PCI-E bus to go to x16 for the video card. This is the only PCI-E card I have in the machine, so I can't figure out why it's stuck on x8.

Can anyone help? Specs in sig.

shilk
11-27-09, 12:18 PM
Are you sure it's in the main PCI-E slot?

If it's a PCI-E 1.0/1 running at x16, it's the same as a PCI-E 2.0 @ x8, IIRC. So no need to worry about it.

dandano
11-27-09, 01:44 PM
Are you sure it's in the main PCI-E slot?

If it's a PCI-E 1.0/1 running at x16, it's the same as a PCI-E 2.0 @ x8, IIRC. So no need to worry about it.

Makes sense. Seems strange that the nvidia control panel would report it as PCI-E x8, but it is a PCI-E 1.0 board.

thanks, man