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2x Pci express 2.1 Ati cards (crossfire) in 3.0 slot, what x multiplier will this result in?

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Im considering venturing to the dark side (Intel that is:P) and wondering how this would work:

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4153#ov

Will my two hd6950 dcII 1gb in crossfire work in 8x mode or will this lead to some other wizardry .

I think they are pci express 2.1.

Any help much appreciated, there will be cake:D
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Each card running at x8.
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Yep they will run 8x each

    
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Originally Posted by trumpet-205 View Post

Each card running at x8.

Excellent:D Cake all around!
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