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    ATI 6970 in a PCIe x16 1.0 slot

    will running a 6970 in a PCIe x16 1.0 slot cause problems. I know 2.0 is backwards compatible with 1.0, but will the limited bandwith affect the card?.

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    Re: ATI 6970 in a PCIe x16 1.0 slot

    Quote Originally Posted by ssharpuk View Post
    will running a 6970 in a PCIe x16 1.0 slot cause problems. I know 2.0 is backwards compatible with 1.0, but will the limited bandwith affect the card?.
    Nope.

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    Re: ATI 6970 in a PCIe x16 1.0 slot

    thanks

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    Re: ATI 6970 in a PCIe x16 1.0 slot

    effectively a 16 1.0 is a 8 x 2.0 so shouldn't be a problem.

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