Compatability question Tags: Nvidia Graphics Cards Motherboards PCI Express Graphics Product Last response: March 13, 2009 9:18 PM in Graphics & Displays Share SpookMeister March 13, 2009 8:07:55 PM Will PCI Express 2.0 x16 video cards LIKE THIS still work (at a degraded level perhaps) in a motherboard LIKE THIS that only has a PCI-E x16 interface More about : compatability question kyeana March 13, 2009 8:24:09 PM yes, pci-e 2.0 is backwords compatible with pci-e 1.1 (x16). you might see a slight performance drop with that card but nothing too bad. What are the rest of your specs? The cpu may become a bottleneck for that card SpookMeister March 13, 2009 8:49:15 PM Thanks for the info, it will save me some cash for a little while. CPU is a q6600 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer SpookMeister March 13, 2009 9:18:56 PM kyeana said:What are the rest of your specs? The cpu may become a bottleneck for that card Well the MB and video are linked in the OP, The system also includes: CORSAIR 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor - Retail Western Digital Caviar Black WD5001AALS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM And a nice aftermarket CPU cooling solution and a 650W PS that I cant remember the makes/models of at the moment. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedQuestion about cpu compatability Forum SolvedMSI R9270X PSU + motherboard compatability question. Forum SolvedNew Build. Memory Compatability Question Forum SolvedMotherboard compatability question Forum SolvedNew Motherboard (Asus Sabertooth Z87 ATX LGA1150) and old vid card (GeForce 8800 GTX) compatability question Forum Solvedpci express gpu and motherboard compatability question Forum SolvedMotherboard/Memory Compatability Question Forum SolvedPSU compatability question. ESP connector to ATX slot Forum Solved4670k and 2400 memory compatability question. Forum SolvedGraphics card compatability question Forum SolvedRam compatability Question Forum SolvedMemory Compatability Question Forum Overclocking and Compatability Question Forum SolvedPSU Compatability Question (First Build) Forum Solved***Compatability question before I start purchasing*** Forum SolvedFinal components for a new system, question about compatability and powersusage. Forum SolvedHaswell PSU Compatability Question Forum Need Help with what COULD BE A REALLY STUPID QUESTION about overclocking and CPU compatability Forum SolvedCross fire compatability question Forum System Compatability Question?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !