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I gave up. I think the motherboard is the sinner since I found out that my buddy had run PCIE.3.0 with GTX 680 SLi and the nvidia x79 patch without problems.

I've ordered a new Asus P9X79Pro... hopefully that'll work.rolleyes.gif
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post #12 of 26
Man - I'm sorry - i did not know that my sons installed this patch - so i can only confirm that on ASUS P9X79 this patch work and GTX 670 is in regime PCI E 3.0
Edited by kope - 12/10/12 at 2:52am
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post #13 of 26
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Man - I'm sorry - i did not know that my sons installed this patch - so i can only confirm that on ASUS P9X79 this patch work and GTX 670 is in regime PCI E 3.0

No problem thumb.gif

It's just good to get confirmation that the Asus P9X79 boards can do PCI-E 3.0 with a 3930K and GTX 670's smile.gif
Edited by Gripen90 - 12/10/12 at 3:51am
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No problem thumb.gif
It's just good to get confirmation that the Asus P9X79 boards can do PCI-E 3.0 with a 3930K and GTX 670's smile.gif
Welcome any time thumb.gif
Maybe it will be good if you do some benchmarks now so later we can compare difference (if any) biggrin.gif
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Just for your info - i got info from my sons that there is a difference in Fps between 2.0/3.0 with GTX670. after applying a patch they got in Arma around 10 fps more in high anti-aliasing mode and generally visible difference . So this story that there is not difference looks like is not true thumb.gif
People change a GPU because of 10 fps biggrin.gif
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post #16 of 26
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Just for your info - i got info from my sons that there is a difference in Fps between 2.0/3.0 with GTX670. after applying a patch they got in Arma around 10 fps more in high anti-aliasing mode and generally visible difference . So this story that there is not difference looks like is not true thumb.gif
People change a GPU because of 10 fps biggrin.gif

On my 3820 I tried comparing 2.0 vs 3.0 and there was a little difference - that is true . Generally PCIE 3.0 would bring a couple of FPS more when heavy anti-aliasing would be enabled.
I can't wait for the Asus P9X79Pro to arrive and hopefully see if not I can run PCIE 3.0 with the 3930K and the 3x GTX 670's smile.gif
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You seem to have a limitless budget. You shouldn't have any problem then.
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You seem to have a limitless budget. You shouldn't have any problem then.

Nope not limitless. I just don't drink, smoke, party every weekend or generally use money on other things than the very basic needs. So the funds I have left to save up go to my hobby. Also the Asus P9X79Pro had a 11% discount, so I saved a little there. Selling the old CPU + motherboard should also cover some of the expenses wink.gif
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I got the Asus P9X79Pro installed today and a new copy of Windows 7.

AND NOW I'M RUNNING PCIE 3.0 WITH THE X79 PATCH biggrin.gif

A couple of results.

Unigine Heaven DX 11 1920x1200 8xAA/16xAF, Extreme tessellation.
Core i7 3930K, Gigabyte X79UD3, PCIE 2.0 = 110.6FPS

Core i7 3930K, Asus P9X79Pro, PCIE 3.0 = 112.5FPS

3Dmark11 Performance
Core i7 3930K, Gigabyte X79UD3, PCIE 2.0 = P18021
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5164700

Core i7 3930K, Asus P9X79Pro, PCIE 3.0 = P18866
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5228290

3Dmark11 Extreme
Core i7 3930K, Gigabyte X79UD3, PCIE 2.0 = X8134
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5177801

Core i7 3930K, Asus P9X79Pro, PCIE 3.0 = X8202
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/5228336
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Good to hear you got it solved!

As you see using PCIE 2.0 wasn't an issue, you didn't gain much performance at all, but I do feel you on wanting to have PCIE 3.0 since you kinda paid for it, I did the same and activated it with the Nvidia patch even though it didn't really make a difference. biggrin.gif
    
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