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June 25, 2014 9:17:43 PM

im getting confused what PCI is and PCIe

and what 2.0 and 3.0 is

my motherboard is
M3A78-EM
http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/M3A78EM/overview/

basically im trying to upgrade my gpu but its saying the my motherboard has PCIe 2.0 , and the Gpu that im getting has PCI express 3.0 x16

not really techy :( 

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June 25, 2014 9:42:19 PM

The only difference between 2.0 and 3.0 is the max speed you will get own when using an SLI or Crossfire configuration. Your GPU is still compatible with your mobo.
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