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is pci 3 faster than pci 2????

so say for example that i have a gpu with pci 3 connectivity.i connect it to a pci 3 slot in my motherboard.
and i have the same gpu and a different motherboard with pci 2 slot .is the gpu going to run faster on the motherboard which has pci 3?it is going to make a big difference from the pci 2 or not?
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  1. There is almost no differene between pci 2 x 16 and pci 3 x16.
  2. With extremely fast cards theres a couple of percent difference, anything less and its nothing.
  3. Best answer
    There is no performance difference to date that is noticable in any way according to these results and by word of mouth
    http://www.overclock.net/t/1188376/hardwarecanucks-hd-7970-pci-e-3-0-vs-pci-e-2-0-comparison
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