Crossfire motherboard

From what I have been reading in manuals, I have to put the video card in the second slot if it is a single card system.  Is there a reason?  I don't want to put it in the second slot right away because I have a sound card and TV tuner.  Will it actually matter if I put it into the first PC-Ex16 slot.
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thur6165Connect With a Mentor Commented:
If you us that slot with a single card it will run at 16X, If you use the other slot it will run at 8X. If you use two cards it will only run at 8X per slot.  The only advantage to using that slot with a single card it will run at 16X versus 8X in the other slot.  Its has to do with the way the mobo was designed.
Viper2299Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Honestly, though.  Having the PCI-E slot only run at 8x is fine, because today's video cards don't even use the entire bandwidth offered by 8x PCI-E slots.
ChaotixMonjuishAuthor Commented:
Okay good, i was worried that I would have to put it at the bottom, inevitably choking out on of my PCI cards
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