Solution to the PCI-Express X1 bug:
The reason on why I wrote this article, is simply because I have seen many whom had their board's PCI-Express bus width stuck at X1 while overclocking (especially the Asus P5B series). So today, we are going to find out what will work and what won't, as well as it's impact on gaming & HD content.
Motherboards that might be affected:
-Asus P5B vanilla
-Asus P5B-E Plus
-Asus P5B Deluxe/Wifi
-Asus P5K-E WiFi
Graphics Cards that might be affected:
How to check if you are affected:
Download CPU-Z or GPU-Z
if your PCI-E bus is running at x1, you are affected by the bug,
else if its running at x16, then you are not affected by the bug.
Rumored solutions that doesn't work:
-Setting the PCIE Bus Frequency to 96Mhz
-Setting the PCIE Bus Frequency to 101Mhz
-PCI Synchronization Mode to 33.33 MHz
-Updating the BIOS
Solution that worked:
-Disbable "PEG Force X1"
-Set the NB Vcore to 1.55v or below (corrected)
In the next part, we are going to show you what kind of "damage" the bug causes.
Proceed to Part2