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Old 11-08-2005, 09:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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(under motherboard specs.)
PCI Express x1: 2
PCI Express x16: 2
wnat exactly does this mean?
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Old 11-08-2005, 09:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It has two PCI express x1 slots and two PCI express x16 slots.
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Old 11-08-2005, 09:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
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whats the diff. between x1 and x16
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x16 has 16x the bandwidth of x1, and its only used for video cards. x1 and x4 are susposed to be used for sound cards, network cards etc...
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Old 11-08-2005, 09:50 PM   #5 (permalink)
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x16 is for video cards, x1 is for sound cards and modems once they start making modems and sound cards for x1, and possibly the newer PPU or w/e its called.....
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PPU???
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Old 11-08-2005, 10:27 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Physics Processing Unit.
http://www.airtightgames.com/currentproject.html
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Old 11-09-2005, 05:07 PM   #8 (permalink)
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when is it coming out??

edit: nvm, i just watched the "large destruction" or wutever video and it looked terrible, the parts looked so unrealistic flying apart like that
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Not soon enough . Please search, it has been discussed.
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Watch the fluid simulation and metal bending, their a lot better. I agree the destruction one is pretty unrealistic.
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