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Wil a Sapphire Radeon HD 7970 OC Run on a PCIe 2.0

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  • ati radeon
  • PCIe 2.0
  • Sapphire
  • Graphics
  • 7970
  • HD
  • Radeon
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August 14, 2013 8:00:22 PM

Hei there, i am new here and just wanted to ask you if its possible to run a HD 7970 OC on a PCIe 2.0 with no LAG or performance drop.

I want to buy this one : Sapphire Radeon HD 7970

More about : wil sapphire radeon 7970 run pcie

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August 14, 2013 8:08:00 PM

Yep, all pcie versions, 3.0 to 2.0 in this case, are backwards compatible, there is a technical loss in performance, but its nothing that will show up in gameplay or tests.
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August 14, 2013 8:09:59 PM

Gam3r01 said:
Yep, all pcie versions, 3.0 to 2.0 in this case, are backwards compatible, there is a technical loss in performance, but its nothing that will show up in gameplay or tests.


Thank you, i was just worried about FPS loss in games.
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August 14, 2013 8:10:38 PM

There wont be any fps loss so no worries there!
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August 14, 2013 8:12:44 PM

If there is a loss, it will be only a few %. Not worth worrying about.
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August 14, 2013 8:21:38 PM

Do you suggest any PSU for the GFX?
ATM i have a HEDY EU 550w PSU, can't find anything on the internet lol.

CPU: AMD Phenom II x6 1055t - 2.8 GHz
RAM: 8 GB
Motherboard : Gigabyte GA 880GMA-USB3
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