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[Node] Is the performance identical for internal and external GPUs?

In our tests, we found that the performance of the same GPU when installed in the AKiTiO Node compared to when it's installed directly on the motherboard is about 6-8% slower.

Note: This test was done with the GA-Z170X-UD5-TH-CF motherboard from Gigabyte, the Skylake i7-6700K CPU, a GTX 1080 graphics card and the 3DMark 11 (1080P) benchmark tool. The percentage is based on the 3DMark 11 Score.