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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/specifications/
For Specs of GPU check the link http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/?cid=1&gid=3&sgid=1227&pid=2206&psn=&lid=1&leg=0#

Please Someone provide the answer
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  1. the video card will work but only at PCIe2.0 speed
  2. could you elobrate it Emerald
  3. Best answer
    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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