PCI Express 2.0/ PCI-E 16X

Hey all, i think i toasted my older 8800 gts card and want to replace it with a gtx 275. I noticed its PCI-E 2.0. My Mobo is PCI-E 16x. Will the newer card fit physically, and will there be any compatibilty issues?

Thanks in advance for any help!!
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  1. As for physical compatibility, yes its the same slot.

    On the 2.0 vs. 1.0, someone just posted the same question, the consensus was that it wouldn't affect anything unless you run SLI
  2. +1 fest.
  3. Number Five need input!
    Input: resoloution of monitor!
    Input: details of PSU; Make and model!
    Input: details of system CPU and RAM!
  4. coozie7 said:
    Number Five need input!
    Input: resoloution of monitor!
    Input: details of PSU; Make and model!
    Input: details of system CPU and RAM!


    Johnny...you're alive!
  5. coozie7 said:
    Number Five need input!
    Input: resoloution of monitor!
    Input: details of PSU; Make and model!
    Input: details of system CPU and RAM!



    Resoution 1600x1200
    corsair tx 750w
    corsair xms2 4 gig
    this mobo
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813121059
    Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 Conroe 2.66GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor

    I want to put in this if it will work...
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130434
  6. it will work with no issues, you have plenty of power and the right connection on the motherboard
  7. cool thanks!
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