Topic Title: My Radeon 6870 running at 2.0 x4
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 12/08/2012 02:56 PM
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Numchuck Woods
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Hey Everyone,I just recently noticed that my Radeon 6870 is running @ x4 instead of x16. I use GPU-Z 0.6.6, Saphire Trixx 4.3, and ADIA64 and they all say the same thing that the 6870 is running @ x4 2.0. In AMD Vision Engine Control Center ----> Information -----> Hardware it says that my max bus setting is PCI Express 2.0 x4. I have cleaned all my contacts on the card and cleaned out my PCIE x16_1 slot to no avail, updated my bios to the latest version, and updated my video drivers to the lastest version 12.10, but still showing x4 2.o. I installed an old Nvidia card that I had and it shows x16 @ 1.1 so I know that the PCIE x16 lane is working correctly. Has anyone came across someting like this before or do you guys think that my card is going out?

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Gigabyte 990FXA-ud5
AMD FX 8150 running at 4.2
ATI Radeon 6870 stock
Dual Vizio 26" 1080p monitors
8G Patriot PC3-15000 1866 MHz Ram
2x Crucial M4 SSD in Raid 0
Silverstone Strider 1000w PSU
Windows 8 64bit


Edited: 12/08/2012 at 03:44 PM by Numchuck Woods
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