pci 3.0

Forum discussion tagged with pci 3.0.
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    Question How to know if PCIe x 16 is alive without actually inserting a graphics card/any other peripheral ?

    I am planning to buy a graphics card, however I have some doubt about whether my PCIe slot is alive or not because of the following : 1. A few years ago my PC stopped working. The local mechanic replaced the SMPS and took out the Zotac GT 610. VGA was then directly plugged to the motherboard. I...
  2. TheFinalUwU

    Question Basic Noob in need of a GPU without PSU.

    Ok, so, I'm in desperate need of a GPU, I've got a 310w Gold PSU, and a 3.0 PCIe x16 slot. I'm looking for a GPU that doesn't need the PSU to be plugged into it, I've read some things online about GPU's that don't need external power, yet I'm not 100% sure on what that means. I'm hoping it means...
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    Hi there, I currently have a Crucial MX100 2.5" 256GB SATA III MLC Internal SSD and i want to upgrade to a M.2 SSD with PCI Express 3.0 x4 (TLC). So the SATA-600 disk i have now has MLC and the disk i want to buy has TLC (3d v-nand). Will the newer disk (M.2 one) be faster than the disk i've...
  4. holmesc

    Question ROG Strix x 99 gpu compatibility

    Hello guys, still new to the pc building scene and was wondering if i'm missing anything. I'd like to upgrade to a new gpu (current nvidia 1080) and I went online to check what cards are compatible. Saw on here that it stops at 1080ti...
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    Question Compatibility Of My Upcoming Parts

    Just ordered an Msi b450i itx motherboard and i want to get the samsung Pm 981 Nvme SSD. At the moment i will use the motherbaord with a 2200g till this summer when i will be getting a 3700x and probably a rx 580. So are those parts going to go okay with each other? On the SSD side im confused...
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    [SOLVED] M.2 x4 Z270H

    Hi, I have a MB ASUS Z270H, and I bought a Kingston A2000 M.2 1TB PCI Express 3.0 NVMe. My question is, the MB has 2 m.2 slots, but to use the x4 feature, can I use one of the MB slots, or I need to buy a pci-e adapter and use the M.2 in the PCI-E slot? Tnx In advance!!!
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    [SOLVED] Why does changing the SATA connection slot changes PCIe from x16 to x8?

    Hi! Previously I posted a thread here for a solution to this problem of mine. I found out that if I change my SSD's connection from the 4th SATA port to the 2nd SATA port, the GPU starts running at x16 3.0 but if I use the 4th port, it runs at x8 3.0 . Can you please tell me why this is...
  8. waleedGRT

    Question My pc restart new graphics card my pc restart at beginning where boot option comes.

    First of all im sorry for my bad english. So, when ever i put new graphics card ( MSI Radeon RX 580 8gb ) my pc restart at the beginning. and this process repeat again and again. where boot options (F12) and company name (dell) comes out this graphics card support x16 pci solt but my...
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    [SOLVED] What h55 motherboard has pcie 3.0?

    Hello I'm looking to buy a motherboard for my xeon x 3460. All the motherboard I checked so far has pcie 2.0 but it'd be great if anyone can tell me me if there is any pcie 3.0 motherboard available.
  10. Naveen Vignesh

    Question Can i able to use pci e 3.0 graphics card (Gtx 1650) in digilite DL-H61MXP motherboard ???

    Can i able to use pci e 3.0 graphics card (Gtx 1650) in digilite DL-H61MXP motherboard ???
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    [SOLVED] XPS 9100 Graphic Card Upgrade

    Hey! I am currently trying to upgrade my graphics card on my XPS 9100, I don't know a lot about computers but I found a nice graphics card that my friend recommended online for a cheap price. It is a GeForce GTX 1050 2gb card. My current card is a ATI Radeon 5700 (a good ol boy) and it really...
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    [SOLVED] Will PCIe 3.0 bottleneck something like an RTX 3080 Ti?

    Hi! I know this is a weird question to ask at this time, I won't be able to get a definite answer, since we know next to nothing about the RTX 3080 Ti, but I was just wondering. I usually buy a new GPU every generation of the Ti class(currently on the 2080 Ti), but I don't replace my CPU nearly...
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    Question Raven Ridge pcie lanes for gpu

    Hey guys i have a Ryzen 5 2400g Apu and Gigabyte A320m S2H mobo(😭😭o.c not available shopowner cheated me cause i was a dumb bout buying Apus) .my problem is m buying a new gpu but because of Apu my PCiE lanes are reduced to x8 .But what if i Disable the integrated graphics ? It will give me back...
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    [SOLVED] Can I use GT 1030 on foxconn g31mxp motherboard ?

    as the title says will I be able to use the GT 1030 on this motherboard ? Foxconn g31mxp ?. Since the GeForce website says the bus support is : PCIe 3.0 , and I'm not sure if my motherboard has this connector .
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    Question New Graphics card (8 Pin) with my current powersupply

    Looking to buy a new graphics card (GTX 1660ti https://www.gigabyte.com/Graphics-Card/GV-N166TWF2OC-6GD#sp ) which needs an 8 pin PCI-E cable. My current power supply (Corsair CX430...
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    Question Adding an m.2 ssd (SATA) without an extra m.2 slot

    I was unsure how to word this, and I tried searching through the forums for some information, but I am going to buy an m.2 ssd nvme that uses the pci-e interface and rearrange my previous m.2 ssd SATA somehow on my motherboard. I've seen specific pci-e cards that enable you to add an m.2 ssd...
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    Question PCI Express not working on Asus mobo.

    So, my cat was walking around my computer and let a flower pot (full of dirt and water) fall on my PC, I was quick to go and clean the whole PC but the big bummer was that my case has an open grill. Anyways, I did my best to clean the PC and motherboard and thank goodness my PC wasn't even...
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    Amplifier stays standby

    Cannot turn amplifier on off standby
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    LAN / WAN Research Project

    You have just begun working as a networking consultant for a company called BMCC Associates Inc. One of your first tasks is to help troubleshoot a small Ethernet network at a Home Insurance office in the city of Pittsburg, PA called Armica Home Insurance Co. The backbone of this local network...
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    Looking to upgrade Galaxy S3 to an Android with a big display for ~ 350usd MAX, Need help!

    As the title simply states, I am looking for a 5.5" + display (preferably 6") unlocked android phone to replace my aged samsung galaxy s3, I am hoping to get good battery life, an improved camera performance, nice display, and overall have something new and unique in general. I have been...