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Originally Posted by AMC View Post
Incorrect. The new Asus Z68 Gen3 boards coming out will be PCIe 3.0. It needs to actually have the PCIe 3.0 switches.
This won't be for gaming to I don't care about PCIe what-so-ever.

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Originally Posted by macca_dj View Post
Is there actually a benefit to upgrading to PCIe 3 ?
Considering that we don't actually utilize all the bandwidth of the current PCIe 2,

Also has anybody seen any benchmarks between the two,

PCIe 3 at the moment is just another false bit of advertisement to sell boards and as you may have noticed its mainly on Intel boards not many other companies are actually pushing to use it.

2c
Strictly a 24/7 F@H rig...no need for PCIe 3

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Originally Posted by Aedric View Post
I expect by the time we see any benefit from Pcie 3 socket 1155 will be long gone and it won't matter if your board currently supports it.
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