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Would this bottleneck? One lane is 16x and the other 8x
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If your using your current CPU then yes, major bottleneck.
Just FYI if one lane is x16 and the other is x8 then they both will run at x8
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In benchies yes, real world no
Edited by Kasp1js - 2/8/11 at 1:55pm
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Sir Amik Vase, care to expand how it would be a so called "Major Bottleneck"

The x8 lane shouldnt make much difference, 1 or 2% maybe so that should be cool

And the 955 is fine for cfx, if its at stock you should consider overclocking it to 3.6 or so. But it should be generally fine
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Originally Posted by Sir Amik Vase;12312973 
If your using your current CPU then yes, major bottleneck.
Just FYI if one lane is x16 and the other is x8 then they both will run at x8

Not a major bottleneck. In fact not much of a bottle neck at all. Countless reviews show that we still have not saturated the express lanes.
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I'm talking in terms of benchies so dont take my word for everything i say
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