pcie 3.0

Forum discussion tagged with pcie 3.0.
  1. HotTowels

    Question Aorus B550 m.2 SSD Issue

    I'm doing a new PC build, and I went with two m.2 SSDs. Both 1TB, one is PCIe gen4 and the other is PCIe gen 3. When the gen 4 ssd is in the gen 4 slot, and gen 3 ssd is in the gen 3 slot, the motherboard doesn't seem to recognize both. However, if I switch the two, they both show up in the...
  2. jsl289

    Question NVMe SSD Stuck in PCIe 2.0 x1

    I've never set one of these up before so I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong here. I just purchased a Samsung 970 SSD that supports NVMe. I placed it in the 3rd PCIe x16 Slot on my motherboard with ASUS's own M.2 x4 PCIe Adapter. I've installed the Samsung NVMe driver for the SSD and...
  3. Kev1n8088

    Question PCIE Gen3 x8 to Gen4 M.2?

    With the (almost) 5gb/s speeds of PCI-E Gen4 M.2 drives, I would love to use them for my system. The problem is I don't have an X570 System and don't fancy swapping out my entire CPU and Mobo for a drive. Looking at the specs, a PCI-E Gen3 x8 lane would mean the same speed as a Gen4 x4 lane...
  4. S

    Question Checking Compatibility and Picking Drives for Upgrade[Need upgrade soon!]

    Hi, I was running quite low on my desktop storage and really am trying to switch over to m.2 only to remove the need for cables. I was wondering if the following would work for my system and how I should go about doing it. I am running an x99 platform(x99a godlike gaming carbon) which currently...
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    Question How many PCIe 3.0 lanes can be used?

    I've been away from PC building for quite a while. I used to thinking of four x16 lanes, or 64 lanes, as the maximum that one would need. But now I'm seeing CPUs and Motherboards that support higher lane counts. I'd appreciate if some Tom's forum users could enlighten me as to what the > 64...
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    Question Does Asus P8H61-M LX3 R2.0 Mobo have Pcie 3.0 or not?

    I recently upgraded to a 470 from GTX 660 and while going through Gpu-z i saw instead of Pcie 3 it was shown as running @ x2 1.1 and in hwinfo Pcie 3 (8GT/s ) @ x2 (5GT/s). This mobo has Pcie 3 advertised but in actuality does it only have 2.0 ? If it is does will it have significant impact on...
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    Question dell optiplex 9010 mini tower upgrade to rtx 2060 graphic card and pcie 3.0 slot on motherboard

    i have dell optiplex 9010 Mini tower which has 16gb ram , 750 watt corsair powersupply and amd r9 270 graphic card . i want to upgrade my graphic card to rtx 2060. rtx 2060 requires pcie 3.0 i want to know that does optiplex 9010 mt has pcie 3.0 slot . previously buying r9 270...
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    Question Faulty RX 580?

    Hello there, I have built my PC half a year ago. For all the time until now it had worked like a charm. But it just so happened that something strange started to happen. My PC would freeze on Windows load, afterwards with monitors going black and with nothing to do but to terminate the PC...
  9. Vamignon

    [SOLVED] NVMe SSD on PCIe 2.0?

    For a NVMe SSD with ~2k GB/s read/write would there be any performance reduction or compatibility issues if it was connected unto 4x PCIe 2.0 instead of the PCIe 3 which is supposed to go to? (the mobo has M.2 slot) The products I have in mind are the Kingston A2000 500GB unto B450 TOMAHAWK MAX...
  10. rvidd

    Question Performance difference if a video card is running in a PCIe 3.0 x8 slot and the same card in a PCIe 4.0 x4 slot (x16 physical slot).

    If two similar (high end) PCIe 3.0 video cards, one running in a PCIe 3.0 x8 slot and the other running in a PCIe 4.0 x4 slot, will there be any performance difference between them? Theoretically both slots will give the same speed. But will the PCIe 3.0 card utilize the full potential of PCIe...
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    Home theater system

    Hello I have a home theater system called samsung ht-j5500w I am trying to get a center speaker for it but am having trouble selecting which one would work. The specs page for the the ht-j5500w blue ray home theater player is this on page 47...
  12. K

    HP Compaq 8200 Intel Core i5-2400 (3.10 GHz, 6MB cache, 4 cores)

    was curious if it can handle MSI GAMING GeForce GTX 1050 GB GDDR5 DirectX 12 Graphics Card (GTX 1050 2G OC) or MSI GTX 1050 AERO ITX 2G OC Graphics Card?
  13. D

    Power Supply Needs Help!

    Hey guys! It's been a while since I've built a full tower and I know the power needs of a lot of things have gone down, so here's the rundown of the setup I'm looking at... The New GTX-1060 is a RIDICULOUS value for what you get! So, I have essentially based my entire build around this graphics...
  14. Barney6262

    75Mb/s speed test, 900KB/s actual download. What is going on?!?!

    Hi guys, the past few days my internet has been really sluggish. I tried running the speed test on Ookla and this is the results: I download games in steam at about 9MB/s which is roughly the same as the speed test results. I don't notice much lag in games. However, I tried to download...
  15. A

    Very Peculiar Problem

    Hello there! I am making this thread as I am encountering something I have never seen before. This is mostly related to gaming but I have no idea what component is acting up here. So on Saturday, my internet was playing up, it kept disconnecting and any games I tried to join just lagged out...
  16. extreametech

    Overclocking a FX-6300 to 4Ghz without VRMs getting hot?

    Hey guys so I posted here about potentially upgrading to Intel, they said save and to overclock my CPU to 4ghz if possible. The only constraint about this is my motherboard is a ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0 but the probelm is that it does have any heat sink on its VRMs. I don't want them to get hot as I...
  17. theFarseer01

    Gpu questions about input

    I just installed a new GPU in my desktop. I plugged in my VGA to the motherboard and nothing shows up. I have to plug the DVI from my new GPU into the monitor right? just confirming .
  18. K

    WIll this build be good for bf4 and other fps and racing games?

    This build is perfect on my budget and i want to ask you guys how well it works and if i should make any tweaks on it. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/RYvBWZ
  19. Kogure

    Radiator size for WC

    Hi everyone. I need some help with picking the size of the radiator for my first water cooling. I want to cool an Intel i7-4770 and a GTX 780 (1019 MHz clock). Possibly the chipset later on. Around 350W of TDP (without the chipset). I should mention that I already read the sticky, but the...
  20. K

    Need help with my pc build

    I need Help with my build. Intel Core i5-4440 3.1Ghz - Rp 2,045,000 ASRock Z87 EXTREME4 (LGA1150, Z87, DDR3) - Rp 1,779,000 WDC 2TB SATA3 64MB - Rp 959,000 Corsair DDR3 Vengeance Blue PC12800 16GB (2X8GB) - Rp 1,872,000 MSI Geforce GTX 660 2048MB DDR5 - Twin Froz/OC - Twin Froz/OC Rp. 2,550,000...