975X Platinum PowerUp Edition and PCIE 2.0 Tags: MSI-Microstar Platinum Graphics Cards Nvidia Motherboards Last response: May 5, 2008 8:41 AM in Motherboards Share rolllin May 4, 2008 10:12:22 PM i need to buy graphic card nvidia 9600gt but i need to know if i will work on my mobo 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition thnx More about : 975x platinum powerup edition pcie dagger May 4, 2008 10:15:10 PM rolllin said:i need to buy graphic card nvidia 9600gt but i need to know if i will work on my mobo 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition thnx PCIE2.0 is backward compatible. It'll just run at the lower bandwidth. jaguarskx a c 355 U Graphics card a b Î Nvidia a b V Motherboard May 4, 2008 10:41:29 PM Current generation GPUs do not take advantage of the extra bandwidth yet. FYI, specs for PCI-e 3.0 was announced last August bumping band width. If you're gonna drop in a new high end GPU in 2 or 3 years, then PCI-E 1.0 might hold you back. Related resources MSI 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition Problems, please help - Forum Secondary IDE port problem on 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition - Forum msi 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition - Forum MSI 975X Platinum Power-up Edition BSOD with XtremeMusic - Forum MSI 975X Platinum PowerUp Edition and 800mhz memory - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rammedstein May 5, 2008 6:58:27 AM it'll do fine, its backwards compatible as previously stated, although, remember, that board can only do crossfire, not sli if you were planning on that as an upgrade route rolllin May 5, 2008 8:41:16 AM thnx for help Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Asus P5B Deluxe Wifi or Msi 975X Platinum Powerup Edition ? Forum 975x Platinum PowerUp Edition Keyboard/Mouse wont work. Forum MSI 975x Platinum PowerUp Booting issues Forum Problems with new MSI 975X Powerup Edition setup Forum 3870X2 on Intel 975X Forum Building with the MSI 975X Platinum v 2.0 . Thoughts? Forum Four 975X Motherboards For Core 2 Duo Forum 975x Platninum Power Up edition - Cant get USB 2.0 to work. Forum SOLD: MSI 975X Platinum Power Up Edition mobo $110 Forum Overclocking an MSI 975X PPE Forum Thunderbolt Motherboards connectivity Forum "Reboot and select Proper boot device" Forum Help with the Black Edition Forum MSI P7N SLI Platinum -> several questions/problems Forum In theory... breaking a pcie 2.0 slot .... Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !