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 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: ForumSolvedWill a PCIe 2.0 x4 SSD work in a PCIe 2.0 x16 slot? ForumSolvedGPU at PCIE 2.0 x16 Slot running at x4! ForumSolvedWill a PCI-E 2.1 GPU work in a PCIE x16 Slot? [M4N68T-M] ForumCan a PCIe 2.0 component work with a regular PCI express x16 slot? ForumWould a PCI card fit and work in a PCIE x16 2.0 slot? ForumCan a PCIe 2.0 work on PCIe x16 Slot ForumWill my mobo 1 x PCI-E x16 Slot work with a 2.1 gpu PCI-E card? solutionGPU not operating in PCIe x8 slot, works in x16 solutionSolvedHow bottlenecked would a PCIe 3.0 x16 card be in a 2.0 8x slot? solutionSolvedPCI-e x16 3.0 card in a PCI-e x16 x 2.0 slot? solutionSolvedwill there be any way (adapter?) to change 2 pcie x16 2.0 slots into one pcie 3.0 slot? ForumSolvedWill PCI-E x1 card fit in a PCI-e 2.0 x16 slot? solutionAbout £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? ForumIs my PCI-E X16 2.0 slot backwards compatible with a 3.0 card? solutionPCI-E3.0 (x16) Graphics Card in PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot possible? solutionSolvedWill PCI Express 3.0 x16 work with PCIe 2.0 x16? ForumCan i fit a pci-e 3.0 in a 2.0 x16 slot ? solutionSolvedWill a PCI-E 2.0 x16 card work in PCI-E 1.1 x16 ForumWhat is PCIe 2.0 x16 slot operates in x4 mode? for SLI. Forumwhy didnt work hd7750 on PCI-E 1.0 x16 slot 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 !