Solved Will an x16 2.0 card work in an x16 1.1 slot? Tags: Graphics Cards Compatibility Motherboards Graphics Last response: January 5, 2010 4:34 PM in Graphics & Displays Share mkenyon2 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. More about : x16 card work x16 slot Best solution warmon6 a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard 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 wa1 a c 189 U Graphics card a b V Motherboard 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... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWill at PCI-Express 2.0 x16 work in a PCI-Express 1.0 or 1.1 Slot ForumWill PCI-E x1 card fit in a PCI-e 2.0 x16 slot ? ForumCan a PCIe 2.0 work on PCIe x16 Slot ForumPCIE 2.0 card in PCIE X16 slot ForumMSI 790FX-GD70 PCIe x1 card does not work in PCIe x16 slot Forum ForumPCI-E x16 2.0 card compatible with PCI-E x16 1.1 slot or not ForumGPU at PCIE 2.0 x16 Slot running at x4! ForumATi 5830 HD on a PciE 1.1 x16 slot ForumHD7950 @ PCI-E x1 1.1 instead of x16 2.0 , please help ForumWill pci express 3.0 x16 card work in pci 2.0 x16 slot ? ForumWill a PCIe 3.0 x16 card work in a PCIe 2.0 x16 slot ? ForumCan a 2.0 express graphics card work in a x16 slot ? ForumPCI EXPRESS x16 1.0 SLOT SUPPORTS PCI EXPRESS x16 3.0 GRAPHIC CARD ForumDoes SLI work if you have a motherboard with a PCI-E slot 2.0 x16 and 3.0 x16 ? ForumWill a PCIe 2.0 x4 SSD work in a PCIe 2.0 x16 slot ? ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix ForumQuadro 420 -Can't Get 4 monitors to work. Only 3 do ForumVue 8 Graphics Card Recommendation ForumGraphics card lockup possible fix 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 !