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Old 05-09-10, 06:55 PM   #42
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Default Re: Why buy a 470???

Originally Posted by Eltigre88 View Post
What the hell is this BS!! The 2.0 has dropped off!!!???? Reads right once I start playing but makes no difference in FPS in games. GAY!!
I get that when just on the desktop. It shows pci-e 2.0 for about 20 secs. then reverts to pci-e 16x dropping the 2.0. This is for both cards and I am using 7 pci-e slot motherboard with the video cards in the 16x only slots (blue). So, I know they are pci-e 2.0 16x. Nvidia control panel confirms this. But then when I had my p6x58d mb I got 16x from both of my gtx 480's with a gt240 physx card showing 8x. That's 40 pci-e lanes and the p6x58d only has 36 lanes! My p6t7 ws supercomputer has 64 pci-e lanes (with two nf200 chips on it to give the other 28 lanes plus 36 from the x58 chipset). So I don't trust nvidia control panel in that matter.
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