Topic Title: AMD motherboards and PCIe 3.0
Topic Summary: PCIe 3.0 support
Created On: 06/21/2013 03:23 PM
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 06/21/2013 03:23 PM
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el_arantis
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Does anyone know which AMD chipset motherboards support PCIe 3.0 or when this new gen will be supported? New Radeon are PCIe 3.0 and AMD motherboards cannot fully support it?

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 06/25/2013 04:35 AM
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MyMedia59
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Asus seems the only one to have that -  Sabertooth 990FX/GEN3.0 R2.0

 

 



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 06/25/2013 08:58 AM
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PCIe 3.0 should be supported with the next AMD chipset, which should be released with Steamroller later this year.

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 06/25/2013 01:31 PM
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VectorRoll
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II love my ASUS Sabertooth 990FX. It is a great mobo. Of coarse I have the first one so it does not have the PCIe 3.0

I prefer the Tuf series over the RoG series. I wish they would make a microATX the AMD side of the Tuf series. Sort of like the Grypon Z87 but for AM3+. I would buy one in a hartbeat.



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 07/19/2013 10:21 AM
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Vegan
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I have been wondering myself, mind you I am not even close to saturating my current slots

I am more interested in more x16 slots, all of them x16, and more flexibity in placing video cards so that in a 2-way vs a 3-way can be easier

I also like USB 3.0 for disks, so I want more USB 3.0 as it means less power cords.

not sure what to do about the cpu and main memory which is still bottlenecked bad

 



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