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HD 7850 + PCI Express x16 = Bottleneck?

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Title says it all. Will it bottleneck it? I have a Q6600 @ 2.9

Mobo is an MSI g31tm-p21
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PCIE 2.0 at 16x still has plenty of bandwidth for that card.
You'd be more CPU limited if anything, but I wouldn't imagine it would be very significant.
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No i meant a PCI Express x16 slot, a 1.0 slot i guess. Not a 2.0 slot.
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1st gen has half of the bandwidth of 2.0, so it would be equivalent of running in an 8x 2.0 slot.
For a single card it'd only be a couple percent difference at the very most.
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