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PCIe x16 slot speeds?

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by Zemfik, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. Zemfik

    Zemfik

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    Can someone explain to me what it means for dual PCIe x16 slots to have one at x16 and another at x4 (or x8, or whatever)? What exactly does this affect? Is it much worse than having them run both at x16? Is the X38 chipset the only one that supports both at x16?

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    Zemfik, Feb 23, 2008
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