Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › pci-e question
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

pci-e question

post #1 of 26
Thread Starter 
is ther any differance in pci-e 4x and 16 x and can i run any pci-e card on a 4x slot it looks like the same sixe if someone could help me out would be great for my next purchase
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Intel p4 northwood 2.53 intel i875p Windows XP PRO 18.1 mitsubishi E85 LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Wireless thermaltake 420w Dell 400SC Modded to hell Logitech Wireless Optical 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardOSMonitor
Intel p4 northwood 2.53 intel i875p Windows XP PRO 18.1 mitsubishi E85 LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Wireless thermaltake 420w Dell 400SC Modded to hell Logitech Wireless Optical 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 26
The PCI-E is the same interface all round the only difference between 4x and 16x is with the 4x the bandwidth is smaller, the actuall PCI-E slot never differs. You can Run a 16x card in a 4x bandwidth slot it works fine.
post #3 of 26
They do not make video cards in PCIe 4x, only 16x.
System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 AMD 7970 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 256GB SATA DVD Burner Windows 7 64 bit Deal U2410 
KeyboardPowerMouse
Adesso Mechanical Silverstone OP650 Logitech G700 
  hide details  
Reply
System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i7 2500k ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen 3 AMD 7970 16GB DDR3 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel 520 256GB SATA DVD Burner Windows 7 64 bit Deal U2410 
KeyboardPowerMouse
Adesso Mechanical Silverstone OP650 Logitech G700 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 26
The 4x slot is smaller in length than the 16x slot and the 1x is even smaller
and as above the bandwidth is different
devil's canyon
(18 items)
 
presler
(15 items)
 
haswell
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790K Gigabyte Z97 MX-G5 ZOTAC 1060 AMP! 6Gb 16gb Corsair Vengeance 2400 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
ADATA 128Gb NVMe Seagate Video 500Gb Phobya UC-2LT Plexi XSPC X4 Tank Combo 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Nexxxos XT45 280 2x AC F14 PWM Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX750M Bitfenix Pandora Core Corsair Sabre RGB 
AudioOther
Realtek ALC1150 Aten CS682 KVM 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium D 915  Dell USFF Intel GMA 950 4gb Corsair ddr2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Caviar 80gb sata II  Slim dvd rw Stock Copper Heatpipe  2x 60mm Sunnon fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
XP sp2 BenQ GL2250HM Logitech k400 220W external 
CaseMouseAudio
Optiplex USFF w/ cable cover Logitech k400 Onboard SoundMAX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790 Gigabyte H97N-wifi Zotac GTX 750Ti 16gb Corsair XMS3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Integral 480gb ssd AC Freezer i30 Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX550M Fractal Design Core 500 Logitech B100 
Mouse PadAudioOther
venom gaming surface Realtek onboard Aten CS682 KVM 
  hide details  
Reply
devil's canyon
(18 items)
 
presler
(15 items)
 
haswell
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790K Gigabyte Z97 MX-G5 ZOTAC 1060 AMP! 6Gb 16gb Corsair Vengeance 2400 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
ADATA 128Gb NVMe Seagate Video 500Gb Phobya UC-2LT Plexi XSPC X4 Tank Combo 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Nexxxos XT45 280 2x AC F14 PWM Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX750M Bitfenix Pandora Core Corsair Sabre RGB 
AudioOther
Realtek ALC1150 Aten CS682 KVM 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium D 915  Dell USFF Intel GMA 950 4gb Corsair ddr2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Caviar 80gb sata II  Slim dvd rw Stock Copper Heatpipe  2x 60mm Sunnon fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
XP sp2 BenQ GL2250HM Logitech k400 220W external 
CaseMouseAudio
Optiplex USFF w/ cable cover Logitech k400 Onboard SoundMAX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790 Gigabyte H97N-wifi Zotac GTX 750Ti 16gb Corsair XMS3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Integral 480gb ssd AC Freezer i30 Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX550M Fractal Design Core 500 Logitech B100 
Mouse PadAudioOther
venom gaming surface Realtek onboard Aten CS682 KVM 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 26
im pretty sure you can run a x16 card in a x4 slot
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600/E6600/P4 515/Celery 352 ASUS P5K Premium Black Pearl PNY 8800GTX Gskill HZ 1000s D9GKX 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD Raptors 36gb Raid 0 Lite On Sata DVD-RW Custom XP Pro Dual 22" Westys WS 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
A4 Tech Slim Tagan 1100w U95 TurboJet Gigabyte 3D Aurora The Original G5 
Mouse Pad
Giant Rubber / Felt Pad (awesome) 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600/E6600/P4 515/Celery 352 ASUS P5K Premium Black Pearl PNY 8800GTX Gskill HZ 1000s D9GKX 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x WD Raptors 36gb Raid 0 Lite On Sata DVD-RW Custom XP Pro Dual 22" Westys WS 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
A4 Tech Slim Tagan 1100w U95 TurboJet Gigabyte 3D Aurora The Original G5 
Mouse Pad
Giant Rubber / Felt Pad (awesome) 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 26
devil's canyon
(18 items)
 
presler
(15 items)
 
haswell
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790K Gigabyte Z97 MX-G5 ZOTAC 1060 AMP! 6Gb 16gb Corsair Vengeance 2400 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
ADATA 128Gb NVMe Seagate Video 500Gb Phobya UC-2LT Plexi XSPC X4 Tank Combo 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Nexxxos XT45 280 2x AC F14 PWM Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX750M Bitfenix Pandora Core Corsair Sabre RGB 
AudioOther
Realtek ALC1150 Aten CS682 KVM 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium D 915  Dell USFF Intel GMA 950 4gb Corsair ddr2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Caviar 80gb sata II  Slim dvd rw Stock Copper Heatpipe  2x 60mm Sunnon fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
XP sp2 BenQ GL2250HM Logitech k400 220W external 
CaseMouseAudio
Optiplex USFF w/ cable cover Logitech k400 Onboard SoundMAX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790 Gigabyte H97N-wifi Zotac GTX 750Ti 16gb Corsair XMS3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Integral 480gb ssd AC Freezer i30 Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX550M Fractal Design Core 500 Logitech B100 
Mouse PadAudioOther
venom gaming surface Realtek onboard Aten CS682 KVM 
  hide details  
Reply
devil's canyon
(18 items)
 
presler
(15 items)
 
haswell
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790K Gigabyte Z97 MX-G5 ZOTAC 1060 AMP! 6Gb 16gb Corsair Vengeance 2400 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
ADATA 128Gb NVMe Seagate Video 500Gb Phobya UC-2LT Plexi XSPC X4 Tank Combo 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Nexxxos XT45 280 2x AC F14 PWM Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX750M Bitfenix Pandora Core Corsair Sabre RGB 
AudioOther
Realtek ALC1150 Aten CS682 KVM 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium D 915  Dell USFF Intel GMA 950 4gb Corsair ddr2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Caviar 80gb sata II  Slim dvd rw Stock Copper Heatpipe  2x 60mm Sunnon fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
XP sp2 BenQ GL2250HM Logitech k400 220W external 
CaseMouseAudio
Optiplex USFF w/ cable cover Logitech k400 Onboard SoundMAX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790 Gigabyte H97N-wifi Zotac GTX 750Ti 16gb Corsair XMS3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Integral 480gb ssd AC Freezer i30 Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX550M Fractal Design Core 500 Logitech B100 
Mouse PadAudioOther
venom gaming surface Realtek onboard Aten CS682 KVM 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by frostbite
The 4x slot is smaller in length than the 16x slot and the 1x is even smaller
and as above the bandwidth is different
Actually we are reffering to the Bandwidth sizes as you can get the PCI-E slots that are 4X bus bandwidth and you can get the Normal 16X ones the size never differs apart from those small PCI-E 1x slots for other devices than Graphic cards.
post #8 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701
Actually we are reffering to the Bandwidth sizes as you can get the PCI-E slots that are 4X bus bandwidth and you can get the Normal 16X ones the size never differs apart from those small PCI-E 1x slots for other devices than Graphic cards.
Dont say there is'nt a difference in size when there is
devil's canyon
(18 items)
 
presler
(15 items)
 
haswell
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790K Gigabyte Z97 MX-G5 ZOTAC 1060 AMP! 6Gb 16gb Corsair Vengeance 2400 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
ADATA 128Gb NVMe Seagate Video 500Gb Phobya UC-2LT Plexi XSPC X4 Tank Combo 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Nexxxos XT45 280 2x AC F14 PWM Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX750M Bitfenix Pandora Core Corsair Sabre RGB 
AudioOther
Realtek ALC1150 Aten CS682 KVM 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium D 915  Dell USFF Intel GMA 950 4gb Corsair ddr2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Caviar 80gb sata II  Slim dvd rw Stock Copper Heatpipe  2x 60mm Sunnon fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
XP sp2 BenQ GL2250HM Logitech k400 220W external 
CaseMouseAudio
Optiplex USFF w/ cable cover Logitech k400 Onboard SoundMAX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790 Gigabyte H97N-wifi Zotac GTX 750Ti 16gb Corsair XMS3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Integral 480gb ssd AC Freezer i30 Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX550M Fractal Design Core 500 Logitech B100 
Mouse PadAudioOther
venom gaming surface Realtek onboard Aten CS682 KVM 
  hide details  
Reply
devil's canyon
(18 items)
 
presler
(15 items)
 
haswell
(15 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790K Gigabyte Z97 MX-G5 ZOTAC 1060 AMP! 6Gb 16gb Corsair Vengeance 2400 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
ADATA 128Gb NVMe Seagate Video 500Gb Phobya UC-2LT Plexi XSPC X4 Tank Combo 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
Nexxxos XT45 280 2x AC F14 PWM Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX750M Bitfenix Pandora Core Corsair Sabre RGB 
AudioOther
Realtek ALC1150 Aten CS682 KVM 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium D 915  Dell USFF Intel GMA 950 4gb Corsair ddr2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Caviar 80gb sata II  Slim dvd rw Stock Copper Heatpipe  2x 60mm Sunnon fans 
OSMonitorKeyboardPower
XP sp2 BenQ GL2250HM Logitech k400 220W external 
CaseMouseAudio
Optiplex USFF w/ cable cover Logitech k400 Onboard SoundMAX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790 Gigabyte H97N-wifi Zotac GTX 750Ti 16gb Corsair XMS3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Integral 480gb ssd AC Freezer i30 Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Cherry compact Corsair CX550M Fractal Design Core 500 Logitech B100 
Mouse PadAudioOther
venom gaming surface Realtek onboard Aten CS682 KVM 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 26
Actually...
Image The ringed one on the left is 1x, on the right is 4x. Two long ones, uncircled 16x. (Possibly 8x and 8x in SLi, possibly both 16x)
HOWEVER!
Some are 'open ended' Allowing you to hook up a vid card to it, but you only get the 4x Bandwidth (2 GB/s), when you would usually have glorious 16x (8 GB/s).
Hope that clears things up.
System
(11 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790K Gigabyte Z87M-D3H ATi 7870 Tahiti LE  Corsair Vengeance LP  
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung 840 Pro Seagate ST1000DM003 Win 7 Dell sp2309w 
PowerCaseAudio
Corsair AX760 Silverstone  Soundblaster Z 
  hide details  
Reply
System
(11 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i7 4790K Gigabyte Z87M-D3H ATi 7870 Tahiti LE  Corsair Vengeance LP  
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Samsung 840 Pro Seagate ST1000DM003 Win 7 Dell sp2309w 
PowerCaseAudio
Corsair AX760 Silverstone  Soundblaster Z 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kahuna513
Actually...
Image The ringed one on the left is 1x, on the right is 4x. Two long ones, uncircled 16x. (Possibly 8x and 8x in SLi, possibly both 16x)
HOWEVER!
Some are 'open ended' Allowing you to hook up a vid card to it, but you only get the 4x Bandwidth, when you would usually have glorious 16x.
Well this is confusing as i have PCI-E slot that Runs at 4X bus bandwidth and is the same form factor as an ordinary PCI-E 16X.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: NVIDIA
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › NVIDIA › pci-e question