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Does that mean anything?

Will it run twice as slow or something?

some guy on timshardware said it does half but its from like 2008...
 

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No it won't make any significant difference to go from x16-x8 mainly because graphics cards can't fully utilize x16 lanes just yet. Take into account that pcie gen 3 is new and does twice the performance of pcie gen 2, so pcie gen 3 at 8x is essentially a pci gen 2 x16 performance. You will see around 3% performance diff between x8 an x16. In sli this is reduced even further.

Hope this helps. Cheers.
 

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no man your good and that's actually the 1155 mobo standard as only the few more expensive boards
on 1155 run x16/x16..
but again your fine and will have NO performance issues.
x16/x16 is a few frames better at higher resolutions like 5760 x 1080p and up
but even then it's perfectly fine @ x8/x8.
enjoy.

cheers.
 
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