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 Best solution AzuAzu October 12, 2013 12:39:00 AM 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. Share 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? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedpci-e x16 2.0 work for pci-e x16 slot? Forum 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? Forum 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 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 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 Solvedwill there be any way (adapter?) to change 2 pcie x16 2.0 slots into one pcie 3.0 slot? Forum SolvedPCIe x2 GPU on PCie x16 slot Forum Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 and PCIe x16 slot issues Forum SolvedPCIE x14 slot for GPU (just broke the x16 slot) Forum SolvedWill PCI-E x1 card fit in a PCI-e 2.0 x16 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 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 !