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Old 10-23-11, 09:03 AM   #48
Rollo
 
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Default Re: ATi 7000 series delayed till Q1 2012

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Originally Posted by Kain View Post
I've read that the upcoming AMD GPUs are PCIe 3.0 cards. Does this mean if you install them in current motherboards that only support up to PCIe 2.1, you would be limiting the cards performance wise?
My guess is no. The only benches I've seen lately where the slot was a limiting factor were some quad fire benches on dual 8 vs dual 16 slots. The bandwidth of a PCIe slot isn't close to being saturated AFAIK.
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