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    PCI-E flexible Gen 3.0 riser card VS. PCI-E flexible Gen 2.0 riser card

    There are a lot of cable on the market

    But many do not use

    Will not even boot

    Especially to PCIE3.0 environment

    [Test System]

    Test environment ︰ PCIE 3.0 environment

    Test items︰
    1.Test with PCI Express Gen2.0 X16 to X16 175mm。
    2.Test with PCI Express Gen3.0 X16 to X16 200mm。
    3.Test without PCIe riser cable card 。



    CPU︰I5-3470 。

    MB︰JW B75-ITX。

    GPU︰ PowerColor R9-270X 。

    SSD︰DATA SP900 128G。

    D-RAM︰Kingston 2G X2 。

    Case︰Li Heat Industries Limited. ITX 12 cubic liters 。

    Power︰TFX-450W。

    OS: Windows 8.1



    1.Test with PCI Express Gen2.0 X16 to X16 175mm。





    Score︰As you can see in these photos, I've started my computer, but it shows a black screen.

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    2.Test with PCI Express Gen3.0 X16 to X16 200mm。





    As you can see in the GPU-Z picture, it shows that it is running in PCI-E 3.0 X16 @ X16 3.0





    Score︰P7394

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    3.Test without PCIe riser cable card 。




    Score︰P7369 and P7361

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    [The results]

    The second generation of PCI Express X16 Gen 2.0 175 mm
    Score ︰Unable to start running

    The second generation of PCI Express X16 Gen 3.0 200 mm
    Score ︰P7394

    If you do not use the lift cable
    Score︰P7369 and P7361


    (Why test with cable scores high than without cable?
    Because it will not be the same scores at different times. It will between about 72XX~73XX. So actully. it dosen't mean that the scores with cable is higher .)

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    ROG Guru: Grand Master Array Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
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    Interesting....I like experimentation...thanks for putting that up!

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    That is a good one to know.. In case someone want to dunk the whole GPU in a bucket of Ice combined with some serious cooling :-) without getting the rest of the computer full of condensation water
    It started with a VIC-20... and now it is. Maximus Formula VI Intel 4770K 4.6GHz ASUS GTX780Ti 3GB Corsair Platinum Dominator 16GB 2400MHz Raid Express 240GB Samsung EVO 512 GB SSD Corsair 900D EK watercooling Corsair RM1000 ASUS PB278Q



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