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i have a few quick questions...

#1 is there a difference between the pci x16 slot 1 or 2 at all? i am thinking of using the 2nd slot since it is closer to my case fan

#2 i noticed the asus z68 v pro comes with a esata connector you have to mount..... has anyone used it before?
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It's best to use the first slot. If you use the second i think it will run at 8x. And i have not used the esata connector.
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use the first pcie because it's x16 meaning more bandwith for you're card. second one runs in x8 mode meaning half bandwith.
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thanks yeah i had a feeling the 2nd slot was slower... here is hoping my noctua d14 doesnt interfere with my gpu!
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