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PCIe 3.0 on a PCIe 2.0 motherboard... Will it bottleneck/be compatible?

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  1. no bottleneck, no.
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    No bottleneck. The only reason you would see a bottleneck on 2.0 is if you use 3 or 4 way sli/crossfire. If you dont do that, you wont need to worry about bottlenecks.
  3. neon neophyte said:
    no bottleneck, no.

    and compatibility?
  4. The 3.0 cards are backwards compatible with 2.0 motherboards. You are fine.
  5. czar357 said:
    The 3.0 cards are backwards compatible with 2.0 motherboards. You are fine.


    Awesome! Thanks so much for the response!
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