PCI-E 1X to 16X Riser Card affects on performance

I am planning on installing a PCI-E 1X to 16X Riser Card in a dell pc to use a gtx 560 2gb gpu in the machine. Will this affect performance in games and if so by how much? thanks for the help!
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    8x is not a problem.
    4x will have an impact.
    I would not use 1x.

    What is your case and motherboard?
    Perhaps you have other options.

    Also, a GTX560 will want a 550w psu with two 6 pin aux 6 pin power connectors.
    Do you have that?
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