PCI-E question Tags: Motherboards Support Geforce PCI Express Last response: July 9, 2010 12:19 AM in Motherboards Share darkedge July 8, 2010 5:43:30 PM Hi, I have a P5E-VM DO mobo, and I'm just wondering if it can support the Geforce 9800 or GT 240 in the PCI-E slot? More about : pci question Maziar a c 136 V Motherboard July 8, 2010 6:20:09 PM Hello and welcome to the forums Yes it should support either of them without any problem because PCI-E 2.0 is backward compatible with PCI-E 1.0 m 0 l darkedge July 8, 2010 7:36:11 PM Thanks, but what's the side effect? will it be slower using PCI-E than PCI-E 2.0? And how slow? m 0 l Related resources pcie x16 slot question - Forum GTX 780 PCI-E 2.0 x8 Performance Question - Forum tri crossfire question about 16x pcie and 8x pcie - Forum Question about PCI-E lanes for sli - Forum PCIe slots question. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Maziar a c 136 V Motherboard July 8, 2010 8:33:27 PM Its slower, but its not anything noticeable in games(unless on extremely high resolutions like 2560x1600 with AA/AF enabled) m 0 l megamanx00 a b V Motherboard July 8, 2010 8:33:47 PM The real world difference with either of those cards will be pretty small as far as PCI-E 1.x vs 2.0 goes. m 0 l darkedge July 9, 2010 12:19:42 AM Thanks for the answers, I'll wait for a sale before I buy the gpu. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPCI-E Version Question Forum SolvedPCIe Graphics Cards Question Forum SolvedSome PCIe Question Forum SolvedQuestion about PCIe PSU cord Forum SolvedQuestion about PCIE cord from psu to video card Forum SolvedPCIe Lanes Question Forum SolvedEVGA Gtx 770 - Question on 6-pin and 8-pin PCI-e connectors Forum SolvedQuestion about pcie slot Forum SolvedASUS Sabertooth Z77 - Black PCIe x16 slot question Forum SolvedMobo pcie bandwith question Forum SolvedPSU: PCI-E pins question: Forum SolvedASUS MAXIMUS VI EXTREME PCIe question Forum SolvedPCIe PSU connectors question. Forum SolvedQuestion about PCIE Forum SolvedQuestion about PCIE, PSU, and V@A Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !