Solved Will PCI-E 2.0 x16 GPU work on PCI-E x16 slot??? Tags: Graphics Last response: October 12, 2013 2:04 AM in Graphics & Displays Share rahulkkw October 12, 2013 12:30:41 AM Wanna buy a gpu for my system, my motherboard supports "PCI-E x16" but everywhere in market graphic cards are specified by "PCI-E 2.0 x16". I am confused will PCI-E 2.0 x16 gpu work on my motherboards's PCI-E x16 slot or not?? More about : pci x16 gpu work pci x16 slot Reply to rahulkkw Best solution AzuAzu October 12, 2013 12:39:00 AM Share The graphics card will work fine, but will have lower bandwidth CPU <-> GPU so you might get slightly lower fps in games etc. PCIe x16 pretty much has the same bandwidth as PCIe 2.0 x8. Reply to AzuAzu rahulkkw October 12, 2013 2:04:35 AM will it be able to play games smoothly or it will cause lag? and if it is then how could i overcome through this problem? Reply to rahulkkw Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedWill a PCIe 2.0 x4 SSD work in a PCIe 2.0 x16 slot? Forum SolvedGPU at PCIE 2.0 x16 Slot running at x4! Forum SolvedMOBO PCIe x 16 2.0 but GPU is PCIe x16 but 3.0 will it work? solution SolvedWill a PCI-E 2.1 GPU work in a PCIE x16 Slot? [M4N68T-M] Forum Can a PCIe 2.0 component work with a regular PCI express x16 slot? Forum Would a PCI card fit and work in a PCIE x16 2.0 slot? Forum Can a PCIe 2.0 work on PCIe x16 Slot Forum Will my mobo 1 x PCI-E x16 Slot work with a 2.1 gpu PCI-E card? Forum GPU not operating in PCIe x8 slot, works in x16 solution SolvedCan I put a PCIe 2.0 x16 card into a simple x16 slot? solution SolvedRunning video card in PCIe 2.0 x16 slot solution SolvedHow bottlenecked would a PCIe 3.0 x16 card be in a 2.0 8x slot? solution SolvedPCI-e x16 3.0 card in a PCI-e x16 x 2.0 slot? solution Solvedwill there be any way (adapter?) to change 2 pcie x16 2.0 slots into one pcie 3.0 slot? solution PCIe 3.0 x8 card in PCIe 2.0 x16 slot: will it run in PCIe 2.0 x8 or x16 mode? solution SolvedWill PCI-E x1 card fit in a PCI-e 2.0 x16 slot? Forum SolvedPCIe x16 gpu in PCI slot solution About £100 - £150 budget - what is the best PCI-E 3.0 x16 card for a PCI-E 2.0 x16 slot on a P6T Deluxe/OC Palm motherboard? solution Solvedcan you crossfire with pcie x16 3.0 & pcie x16 2.0 slots? solution SolvedWill XFX Radeon HD 7770 1GB DDR5 work in PCIE x16 2.0 solution 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 !