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wolfy
Level 8
hi guy i need some help pls i have a Auros 2080super which i have in the top slot but in gpuz it says it is running at PCIe x16 3.0 @ 81.1 is this correct? should it not be 16
ROG MAXIMUS XI FORMULA
CPU: Intel 9900K @4.7 ghz
2 x Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4-3200
C16 BK DC - 16GB
1 x Aurous 2080Super 8GB
1x 500GB Samsung 980 M.2 NVMe
1x 500GB AData 8200pro M.2NVMe
2 X 500 GB SSD
1000w PSU from corsair
Tower Lian Li PC-O11DW Dynamic
1 x dell 34" curved + 1 x 24"
CPU and Motherboard.
NZXT Kraken X73 RG
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wolfy
Level 8
ok i looked in bios and it says its running at x8 so i turned off the gpu pcie settings from auto to gen 3 and now its running at x16 but swings between x16 1.1 and x 16 3.0
ROG MAXIMUS XI FORMULA
CPU: Intel 9900K @4.7 ghz
2 x Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4-3200
C16 BK DC - 16GB
1 x Aurous 2080Super 8GB
1x 500GB Samsung 980 M.2 NVMe
1x 500GB AData 8200pro M.2NVMe
2 X 500 GB SSD
1000w PSU from corsair
Tower Lian Li PC-O11DW Dynamic
1 x dell 34" curved + 1 x 24"
CPU and Motherboard.
NZXT Kraken X73 RG

MadsModsat
Level 7
This is normail behaviour. As soon as the GPU is under load, it will go to 3.0 and stay there until it is no longer under heavy load. There's even the possibility to test it in GPU-Z
Maximus XI Hero (WiFi) / I9 9900K / Corsair Vengeance 3333MHz (32 GB) / Seasonic Prime Ultra Platinum 850 / RoG Strix RTX 2080 Super OC / SoundBlaster ZxR / Samsung 970 EVo Plus NVMe / Corsair Obsidian 750D / RoG SWIFT PG279Q & PG278Q / Win 10 x64

Or NVIDIA Control Panel/Manage 3D settings/Power management mode = Prefer maximum performance.