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Will an x16 2.0 card work in an x16 1.1 slot?

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January 5, 2010 1:49:54 PM

If I have a PCI x16 1 slot on my motherboard, will a 2.0 card be backward compatible? If I have to replace the video card, I'd like to get the best I can.

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January 5, 2010 2:11:24 PM

yes, a 2.0 pcie Card can work in pcie 1.0 slots.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_Express
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January 5, 2010 4:34:03 PM

PCI-E 2.0 is backward compatible with PCI-E 1.1 or 1.0
Just like warmon said... :) 
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