exp gdc 8.5c x4????
 
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slurgen
(@slurgen)
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heyas I orded the 8.4 exp gdc on ebay got an 8.5c ngiff cable which I have working in my Lenovo y700 with a 1080ti. my question is do I have to get the v9.0 or the v8.0 to get x4 on my nvme slot or can I just get the m.2 mini pcie cord for my 8.5c to get x4?

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Posted : April 8, 2019 11:51 pm
Cardfire
(@b_wesley)
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If I am understanding correctly, I believe that the x4 adapter requires dual connecting cables off the M.2 header. So, You likely need the newer EXP GDC. 

 

I can't speak with certainty as my own EXP GDC has yet to arrive in the mail. I would expect that anything bussed over the single-HDMI cable header would only have the wiring support for x1 performance, though.

Sys1: MITX Desktop in InWin Chopin
i5-4570 + 1060 6GB + PCIe 1x adapter (over USB3.0 copper)
Sys2: Dell 15 Latitude 3542
i3-4030U + 1060 6GB + mPCIe adapter for PCIe 1x (over USB3.0 copper)
Sys3:Dell 14 Inspiron E5450
i7-6500U + 1060 6GB + NGFF M.2 A/E --> mPCIe adapter
+ mPCIe adapter for PCIe 1x (over USB3.0 copper)
Sys4:Pending

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Posted : April 10, 2019 5:01 pm
slurgen
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the v8.0 I think is x4 with the 1 hdmi???

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Posted : April 11, 2019 5:13 am
Cardfire
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Well, be sure to update when it comes in ... my Beast just arrived today (took six weeks to get here ... *grumble grumble* and I'll be benchmarking it against my PCE164p's (where I'm getting 1x 2.0) to see if there's any discernible change.

Sys1: MITX Desktop in InWin Chopin
i5-4570 + 1060 6GB + PCIe 1x adapter (over USB3.0 copper)
Sys2: Dell 15 Latitude 3542
i3-4030U + 1060 6GB + mPCIe adapter for PCIe 1x (over USB3.0 copper)
Sys3:Dell 14 Inspiron E5450
i7-6500U + 1060 6GB + NGFF M.2 A/E --> mPCIe adapter
+ mPCIe adapter for PCIe 1x (over USB3.0 copper)
Sys4:Pending

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Posted : April 15, 2019 10:39 pm