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Windows 7: Show Us Your Rig [5]

04 Apr 2013   #11

Desk1 8 Pro / Desk2 7 Home Prem / Laptop 8.1 Pro all 64bit
 
 

Great rig EK now what are you manufacturing with that err computer


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04 Apr 2013   #12

Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1
 
 

EKwag, that rig is a work of art! Looks to be a beast as well. Great job!
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04 Apr 2013   #13

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Final product..for now...

So i finally got around to getting a graphics card. Settled on this from BestBuy. So voila! The only problem which i haven't got time to address as yet is that the card only works in the slot that it is currently in and doesn't when placed in the slot above. Not sure if that's a problem with the card itself or just a setting i have to change or if it will affect performance

Anywho thanks again guys that helped out in me putting this together. Much love!


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04 Apr 2013   #14

Windows 8.1 Pro | Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Nice rig Ravir, not sure about the slot thing though.
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04 Apr 2013   #15

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

I don't think slot will affect performance as long as it is in a PCI-Ex16 slot that is actually x16. In some mobo's the PCI-E slot will be labeled as x16(@x8) which means it is compatible with x16 cards, but will only transfer data at x8 speeds.

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An example is a 8 slot that actually only runs at 1. These slots allow any 1, 2, 4 or 8 card, though only running at 1 speed. This type of socket is called a 8 (1 mode) slot, meaning it physically accepts up to 8 cards but only runs at 1 speed. This is also sometimes specified as "size (@capacity)" (for example, "16(@8)"). The advantage is that it can accommodate a larger range of PCIe cards without requiring motherboard hardware to support the full transfer rate. This keeps design and implementation costs down.
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04 Apr 2013   #16
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

your Graphics WEI is maxed out, I think you have all it can give. did you try the top-most slot?
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04 Apr 2013   #17

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Thorsen View Post
I don't think slot will affect performance as long as it is in a PCI-Ex16 slot that is actually x16. In some mobo's the PCI-E slot will be labeled as x16(@x8) which means it is compatible with x16 cards, but will only transfer data at x8 speeds.

PCI Express - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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An example is a 8 slot that actually only runs at 1. These slots allow any 1, 2, 4 or 8 card, though only running at 1 speed. This type of socket is called a 8 (1 mode) slot, meaning it physically accepts up to 8 cards but only runs at 1 speed. This is also sometimes specified as "size (@capacity)" (for example, "16(@8)"). The advantage is that it can accommodate a larger range of PCIe cards without requiring motherboard hardware to support the full transfer rate. This keeps design and implementation costs down.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
your Graphics WEI is maxed out, I think you have all it can give. did you try the top-most slot?
ya i did, no display. Only works when placed in the current slot. Also i'm seeing it as x8 so don't know if that's a problem


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04 Apr 2013   #18

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

Very nice build RaviR, nice wiring. But, shouldn't that card go in the top X16 slot? Didn't hurt your WEI though.

EDIT: Sorry, I missed all the posts above me.
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04 Apr 2013   #19

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by essenbe View Post
Very nice build RaviR, nice wiring. But, shouldn't that card go in the top X16 slot? Didn't hurt your WEI though.
A friend told me that it maybe a driver issue of some sort?
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04 Apr 2013   #20
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Ravir open GPUz and click the "?" beside bus interface and run the little video test and see it it changes to x16.
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