thefatflash

RX580 running at PCIe 2.0 1x, is it faulty?

Discussion created by thefatflash on Feb 18, 2019
Latest reply on Feb 21, 2019 by hardcoregames™

#PC specs:

 

Intel core i7-4790

RAM 12GB DDR3

PSU 600W 80Plus Bronze

GPU RX580 4GB Sapphire Nitro+

2TB HDD 7200

 

Windows 10 (1809)

 

so i bought the RX580 in january, since i got it i had bad problems with some games, so i tried everything to solve the problem, because at the beginning i noticed that the frecuency of the GPU memory was super unstable, but then, in GPU-Z i saw that the GPU was working at PCIe 2.0 1x ínstead of PCIe 3.0 16x.

 

So i checked if the GPU card was slightly out of the slot or something like that, but everything was okay, the GPU was fully connected into the PCIe.

 

so i dont know if the GPU is faulty or what.

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