Solved will a graphics card with PCI Express 2.0 x16 work with my 3.0 PCI Express x16 expansion slot? Tags: PCI Express Computers Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: April 23, 2013 12:28 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Flopus April 23, 2013 12:21:17 PM My PC: http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Docume... the graphics card im looking to get is the 560 Ti (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...), it says its PCI Express 2.0 x16 but my computer has 3.0x16 PCI Express slot, so will it be compatible with my computer? thanks in advance Edit: thank you both guys More about : graphics card pci express x16 work pci express x16 expansion slot Sakkura a c 79 U Graphics card April 23, 2013 12:28:31 PM Yes, it's fully backwards compatible. m 0 l Best solution Snipergod87 a b U Graphics card April 23, 2013 12:28:53 PM Yes PCI-Express 3.0 is backwards compatible with 2.0. The PCI-Express slot will auto negotiate to 2.0 speeds. There will be no difference performance wise with that graphics card (either running at 2.0 or 3.0) Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Will pci express 3.0 x16 card work in pci 2.0 x16 slot? Forum SolvedWill pci express 3.0 x16 card work in pci 2.0 x8 slot Forum SolvedPCI Express 3.0 x16 graphic card on PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot? Forum PCI-E3.0 (x16) Graphics Card in PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot possible? Forum Solvedwill PCI-E 3.0 Bus Standard graphics card work on PCI-Express x16 2.0 Forum SolvedWill this graphic card work the same in the PCI Express 2.0 x16 1(running at x4) slot? Forum Will a graphics card with a pci express 3.0 x16 work with a motherboard with a pci express 2.0 x15? Forum SolvedHow can I tell if my motherboard has a PCI Express x16 2.0 graphics slot or a 3.0 graphics slot? Forum Does a pci express x16 3.0 graphic card works on pci express x16 1.0 slot? Forum SolvedWill a PCI Express 3.0 video card work on a pci 2.0 x16 mother board with the same performance as it works on a pci 3.0 mobo Forum motherboard has 2.0 pci express x16 BUT graphics card has 3.0 x16 pci express Forum Will a PCI Express 3.0 x16 Graphics Card work in PCI Express x16? Forum PCI EXPRESS x16 1.0 SLOT SUPPORTS PCI EXPRESS x16 3.0 GRAPHIC CARD Forum Will pci express x16 graphic card work with express 2.0 motherboards? Forum Will pci express x16 graphic card work with express 2.0 motherboards? Forum SolvedCan an HD 7850 work in a PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot? Forum Will a PCI Express 3.0 GPU work in a PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot Forum SolvedWill PCI Express 3.0 x16 work with PCIe 2.0 x16? Forum SolvedCan a PCI Express 3.0 x16 work in a PCI Express 2.0 x16 PCI Express 2. Forum Can Asus HD 7770 Work in PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !