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Motherboard I bought has two PCI-E 3.0 slots that are at x16 single, x8 double. I will end up either getting CF 7970s or SLI 780s, so am I going to see any difference between dual x8 and x16? I'm sure this has been asked a billion times, but thanks for the answers in advance. wink.gif
     
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The difference is negligible. You won't notice a 0.001% difference
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Im interested as well biggrin.gif
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The difference is negligible. You won't notice a 0.001% difference

Are you sure? I'm not doubting you, but could tell me why this is?
     
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The difference is negligible. You won't notice a 0.001% difference

Are you sure? I'm not doubting you, but could tell me why this is?

Here's proof biggrin.gif

It's ok to doubt. That's the best way to get a question answered
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Here's proof biggrin.gifIt's ok to doubt. That's the best way to get a question answered

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its going to be a while before x8 vs x16 becomes a major issue. dont stress it till then.
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its going to be a while before x8 vs x16 becomes a major issue. dont stress it till then.

wow surprised even at x4/x4 it was still that close to x16. Although its noticable not nearly as bad as I thought.

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dont stress it till then. g.gif
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