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 SolvedLooking for an ethernet adapter but only have one PCIe X16 slot left 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 SolvedQuestion about using a PCI-E x1 NIC in a PIC-E 2.0 x16 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 SolvedPCI-E 3.0 Card in a PCI-E 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedPCIe 2.0 x 16 or 3.0 x 16 slot for 7970? Forum SolvedCan I install a PCI-E x8 (2.0) SSD into a PCI-E x8_4 (3.0) slot on m/b? Forum SolvedQuestion about PCIe 2.0 x16 slots Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !