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 Memory Compatability Question ! Forum Ram compatability question Forum Q9650 memory compatability question Forum A question of compatability Forum CPU Compatability question Forum Question about 6600 GT/PSU Compatability Forum Compatability mode question . Forum Cross fire compatability question Forum New Build Compatability Question Forum Intel dg41rqi compatability Forum Compatability question ! FX-6300 and asus m5a97 mobo Forum Compatability question Forum I3 2105 compatability question Forum Video card / motherboard chipset compatability question Forum memory compatability question Forum Quick Compatability Question Forum Video card / Motherboard chipset compatability question Forum AMD Athlon 64 X2 upgrade & compatability question Forum Gtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 Forum GTX 295 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 !