pcie 4.0

  1. T

    When an upgrade isn't.

    So a while back I got a bad case of motherboard envy and bought a refurbished one. I wanted to get a new (refurbished) one because I thought that saw the writing on the wall for the AM4 platform and I didn't know if my current motherboard could handle a newer CPU. In the process of swapping...
  2. S

    ASUS Begins Enabling Limited PCIe Gen 4.0 on AMD 400-series Chipset Motherboards

  3. cageymaru

    Gigabyte Enables PCIe Gen 4 in New F40 Bios for X370 K7

    Gigabyte has released its new F40 bios for the X370 K7 that enables PCIe Gen 4.0. Other boards should receive similar support soon. It is very important that you follow the instructions for upgrading the bios. I did this with a USB stick and directly within the bios. First you need to...
  4. cageymaru


    BIOSTAR has released information on their new BIOSTAR RACING X570GT8 motherboard. Saw it over on Videocardz.
  5. AlphaAtlas

    AMD To Collaborate with ASMedia For PCIe 4.0 Chipsets

    Citing "industry sources," a recent report from Digitimes claims that ASMedia Technology is "expected to land contract design orders for all mainstream PCIe chips from AMD even after the US chipmaker rolls out X570 motherboard chipsets that support PCIe 4.0 in mid-2019." However, in the same...
  6. J

    4k gaming & VR at 120 fps requires PCIe 4.0

    I just read that if we want ... "4K video at 120Hz (or 240Hz) on a PC will require PCIe 4.0" How true is that comment? I'm hearing that with NVMe fast storage and VR, we will need PCIe 4.0 if we want 4k gaming and VR at 120 fps or 144 fps or whatever especially with 21:9 ultra-wide. Also, is...
  7. J

    Volta bandwidth on a Z270 mobo?

    Will a Z270 Kaby Lake motherboard will provide plenty of bandwidth for a Volta 1180ti GPU? What bottlenecks should I keep an eye out for? I'm really sick & tired of all the delays as now both Cannon Lake and now the consumer version of Volta has apparently been delayed as well. I simply can't...