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May 8, 2014 11:48:53 PM

I am planning on upgrading my PC so i selected the required components
Processor:AMD FX 8350
GPU:Sapphire Radeon R9 270 Vapor-X
RAM:Corsair Vengance 16GB 2X8 GB
Hard Disk:WD Black 1 TB
Motherboard:Asus Crosshair Formula V

the question is Does the motherboard support a PCI 3.0 GPU
For Specs of Mother Board Check this link http://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/CROSSHAIR_V_FORMULA...
For Specs of GPU check the link http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/?cid=1...

Please Someone provide the answer

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a b V Motherboard
May 9, 2014 12:51:17 AM

the video card will work but only at PCIe2.0 speed
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May 9, 2014 7:38:23 AM

could you elobrate it Emerald
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a b V Motherboard
May 9, 2014 9:10:45 AM

PCIe is backwards compatible. Your board is PCIe 2.0 and your GPU is PCIe 3.0. Since it is backwards compatible, your PCIe 2.0 motherboard will support a GPU that is PCIe 3.0 but the GPU will basically fallback to PCIe 2.0 mode to maintain compatibility.
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