Solved will there be any way (adapter?) to change 2 pcie x16 2.0 slots into one pcie 3.0 slot? Tags: Asus Motherboards Last response: July 31, 2013 2:05 PM in Motherboards Share Ivan Myring July 31, 2013 1:59:24 PM Asus released a motherboard for am3+ which basically has this built in. But it is expensive. Would an adapter be possible to make More about : adapter change pcie x16 slots pcie slot slomo4sho a b V Motherboard July 31, 2013 2:02:11 PM No. Any particular reason why you need PCIe 3.0? It's not like any card can currently saturate the bandwidth of a PCIe x16 2.0 slot. m 0 l Best solution vmem a b Ĉ ASUS a b V Motherboard July 31, 2013 2:05:35 PM it's not a matter of adapter... the bandwidth on the slot is different. in the coming months, hopefully other manufacturers will release motherboards with PCIe 3.0 slots too for AM3+ Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedcan you crossfire with pcie x16 3.0 & pcie x16 2.0 slots? Forum SolvedHow bottlenecked would a PCIe 3.0 x16 card be in a 2.0 8x slot? Forum SolvedPCI-e x16 3.0 card in a PCI-e x16 x 2.0 slot? Forum PCIe 3.0 x8 card in PCIe 2.0 x16 slot: will it run in PCIe 2.0 x8 or x16 mode? Forum Is my PCI-E X16 2.0 slot backwards compatible with a 3.0 card? Forum PCI-E3.0 (x16) Graphics Card in PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot possible? Forum Can i fit a pci-e 3.0 in a 2.0 x16 slot ? Forum Two video cards on same mobo (only one PCIe Xpress 2.0 x16 slot) Forum Is there any point buying a better pcie 3.0 than the one i have if i only have a 2.0 slot? Forum Solvedi have mobo with pcie 3.0 x16 the other one is 2.0 x4 Forum Solvedpci-e x16 2.0 work for pci-e x16 slot? Forum SolvedCan I put a PCIe 2.0 x16 card into a simple x16 slot? Forum SolvedRunning video card in PCIe 2.0 x16 slot Forum SolvedWill PCI-E 2.0 x16 GPU work on PCI-E x16 slot??? Forum Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 and PCIe x16 slot issues Forum SolvedQuestion about PCIe 2.0 x16 slots Forum SolvedWill a pcie 3.0 GPU work in a 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedDo I need a Ivy Bridge CPU in order to run a PCIE 3.0 Card in a PCIE 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedWill PCI-E x1 card fit in a PCI-e 2.0 x16 slot? Forum SolvedWill a R9 270x which a PCI-E 3.0 card apply to a PCI-E 2.0 slot? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !