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Will pci express 3.0 x16 card work in pci 2.0 x16 slot?

actually my mother board is
Intel® Desktop Board DH55PJ
One PCI Express* 2.0 x 16 bus add-in card connector
Two PCI Express 2.0 x 1 connectors
One PCI Conventional bus connector
but my graphics card ZOTAC GTX 650 Ti Synergy Edition 2GB 128-bit DDR5 Graphics Card having Bus Standard PCI Express 3.0 x16 can i use my graphics card by putting it in 2.0 x16 slot? or iz ther any problem by using that in 2.0 x16 slot?
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  1. T will work it just won't have as high of bandwidth
  2. Best answer
    Yes it will run perfectly , with very very little performance loss.

    http://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Impact-of-PCI-E-Speed-on-Gaming-Performance-518/
    Impact of PCI-E Speed on Gaming Performance
  3. jameson clark and SR-71 black bird can u both elobarate ur explanations???? plzzz i cant get u.... yes or no i can use it????
  4. Yes you can with very little performance loss read my link above.
  5. Simply, yes it will work
  6. It works fine and you don't hardly lose any performance.
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