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Expresscard slot 2.0 supports pci express 3.0 graphics card

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
August 25, 2013 3:33:31 AM

Model: HP Compaq 620
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T6570 @ 2.10GHz 2.10GHz
RAM: 2.00 GB
HHD: 247 GB

I have ordered a PE4H v2.4 eGPU for my laptop and now I want to order a better graphics card on my budget. In this case, my laptop has a Expresscard slot 2.0 & the graphics card which I want to buy is pci express 3.0. I want to know does this graphics card 3.0 supports the laptop 2.0 expresscard slot.

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a b U Graphics card
August 25, 2013 3:40:35 AM

That is totally fine, the pci e 3.0 is backwards compatible with 2.0.

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a b U Graphics card
August 25, 2013 3:52:08 AM

It's compatible. If you are worried that you might not be getting the most out of your PCIE 3.0 GPU, don't. It wouldn't make any difference if you're using a single card only. The small difference you'll see is when you get to setup SLI or xfire.
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August 25, 2013 4:03:23 AM

setup SLI or xfire means.
a b U Graphics card
August 25, 2013 4:06:05 AM

SLI means linking more than 1 gpu at a time, enhancing performance greatly, it is the same with xfire, only it is for amd radeon.
a b U Graphics card
August 25, 2013 4:07:50 AM

Using more GPUs at the same time. And yea, SLI is for Nvidia, CrossFire is for ATI/AMD. They're so competitive and proud that they don't want to use the same term. :| haha