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7870 on pci-e 1.1 ?

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lately i bought asrock b75 pro3 board
and a 7870.

this 2 products must support pci-e 3.0 but gpu-z says that it works on 1.1.

http://i.imgur.com/DVktqF4.png

what should i do?
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post #2 of 5
you you run a stress test and while testing take a screenie. I think its some power saver feature
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It's not a problem. Naturally, the GPU runs slower when its not in use. There should be a stress test button next to it somewhere though if it still worries you. 

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when i use furmark, it will be used on 2.0
but as i learned g2020 only supports 2.0
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post #5 of 5
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Originally Posted by M4N68T-MV2 View Post

when i use furmark, it will be used on 2.0
but as i learned g2020 only supports 2.0

Well there you go. Hope I helped.

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