I know that was a bit confusing, and I'm very appreciative of any help.
mickrussom wrote:The 975X must give its 16 lanes to the other two slots.
mickrussom wrote:The 975X chipset is showing its age here with a small total lane capability.
AARRGGHHH wrote:Is there any way to change the lane assignments in the BIOS (or anywhere else)? In other words, of the 16 available 975X PCI-E lanes, can I allow 12 for the graphics card, and 4 for a secondary card?
I havent bought the board yet. Are there other 975X boards with more lanes, or would I have to go with an SLI board for additional lanes?
AARRGGHHH wrote:However, I'd still prefer to go Intel Thanks very much for your replies
mickrussom wrote:Check out specs on:
The Bearlake X38 will have two x16 PCI-express 2.0 ports. It might be worth the wait for a month or two.
hurf_durf wrote:Will a PCI Express 2.0 graphics card work on this board?
DaddyRabbit wrote:hurf_durf wrote:Will a PCI Express 2.0 graphics card work on this board?
Yes, PCI-E 2.0 is backward compatible
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