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NVIDIA decided to disable support for newest PCI-Express 3.0 interface on all X79 chipset motherboards. Decision was taken after the release of GeForce GTX 680, so there is still a support for PCIE 3.0 with drivers included with the cards.

Source: VideoCardz
http://videocardz.com/31502/no-pci-express-3-0-support-for-gtx-680-on-intel-x79-motherboards
 
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My question is does this diminish the performance ?
    
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post #3 of 100
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Originally Posted by DOOOLY View Post

My question is does this diminish the performance ?

On a non PCI-E 3.0 slot, no, but it can't gain the data transfer boost of the 3.0 when it's released. Keep in mind, it's a very minimal boost.
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post #4 of 100
I'm sure there will be a hack of some sorts. I hope this doesn't mean theres a problem with PCI 3 on X79 though.
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post #5 of 100
Strange decision, but the GTX 680 is a gaming card and I can't imagine any of today's games saturating a PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot yet. And if it's drivers, then they can hopefully update it when bandwidth does become an issue.
post #6 of 100
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Originally Posted by mott555 View Post

Strange decision, but the GTX 680 is a gaming card and I can't imagine any of today's games saturating a PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot yet. And if it's drivers, then they can hopefully update it when bandwidth does become an issue.

Yeah, though I'm going gtx 680 sli on a pair of x8 PCI-E 2.0 slots where it probably will be bottlenecked a bit... I hope I can still go Ivy Bridge and gain PCI-E 3.0 on my capable G3 MSI Z68 board at least...
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post #7 of 100
You might want to amend the title of the topic to show that it is just the X79 that is affected.

Also,
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NVIDIA is currently working on a fix.
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post #8 of 100
Quote:
Originally Posted by Solarin View Post

You might want to amend the title of the topic to show that it is just the X79 that is affected.
Also,
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NVIDIA is currently working on a fix.

Thanks... so the article/title is just sensationalism which isn't even correct rolleyes.gif . Appreciate the REAL info you posted.
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Yeah, though I'm going gtx 680 sli on a pair of x8 PCI-E 2.0 slots where it probably will be bottlenecked a bit... I hope I can still go Ivy Bridge and gain PCI-E 3.0 on my capable G3 MSI Z68 board at least...



This is the kind of situation I will be in too.

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post #10 of 100
LOL, this article is bunk... apparrently the 301.10 release drivers for GTX 680 already fixed it.
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