Originally Posted by demo
Can you test with and without riser? Something sensitive, like 3Dmark Port Royal.
If there's no difference I might put my current rig under water, I just couldn't find conclusive results other than it's not recommended for performance.
Sure. Most risers are PCI-e 3.0. I bought a 4.0 cable to pair with the riser because I can't wrap my mind around moving backwards when upgrading.