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Is there any single video card out that maxes the pci-e 2.0 8x ?

is there any cards that will be bottlenecked by running in 8x mode?
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Is there any single video card out that maxes the pci-e 2.0 8x ?

is there any cards that will be bottlenecked by running in 8x mode?
If you're asking if a card can get greater than .001 % better performance running in 16x, yep. A bottleneck is out there, so run for the hills! Seriously though, you're talking a very small difference. I believe the last review I saw showed 2% with the latest and greatest.
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I ran my GTX 480 SLI in x16/x8 and I lost 4 FPS on Heaven compared to x16/x16.
I saw almost no discernible difference while gaming.

So does it bottleneck? Yes. But does it bottleneck by much? Not at all.
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