Closed Pci-e 2.0 vs 2.1 Tags: Radeon Asus PCI Express Graphics Last response: February 2, 2012 9:04 PM in Graphics & Displays Share swifty_morgan February 12, 2010 9:55:10 AM I purchased an ASUS 5850 when they first came out. I went over to newegg to check prices for an additional purchase. I see over where you can chose /options /interface 2.0 and 2.1. I never noticed this before. What's new ? More about : pci Best solution outlw6669 a b Ĉ ASUS February 12, 2010 10:47:25 AM According to Wiki, Quote:PCI Express 2.1 supports a large proportion of the management, support, and troubleshooting systems planned to be fully implemented in PCI Express 3.0. But, the speed is the same as PCI Express 2.0. So no changes to the bandwidth or performance. Probably just an intermediate step to feel out any issues with the listed features before releasing the PCIe 3 spec wa1 a b Ĉ ASUS February 12, 2010 4:52:31 PM ^+1 Related resources PCIe 2.0 vs 2.1 - Forum Pci-e 2.0 x16 vs 2.1 x16 - Forum HD 7770 on PCIE 3.0 or HD 6850 on PCIE 2.0 / 2.1 (both stock speeds)? - Forum PCI-e 2.0 x 16 vs 2.1 x 16 - Forum PCIE 2.0 vs 2.1 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Mousemonkey a b Ĉ ASUS February 2, 2012 9:04:07 PM Best answer selected by mousemonkey. Mousemonkey a b Ĉ ASUS February 2, 2012 9:04:10 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPCIe 2.0 x16 VS PCIe 2.1 x16 ForumGa-h61m-d2-b3 : pcie 2.0 or 2.1 ? ForumPCIe 2.1 card in 2.0 slot running at x8 ForumATI 5850 - PCI-E 2.0 v PCI-E 2.1 ? Factory overclock v non? ForumI7 920 D0 20 x Mulitiplier vs . 21 x Multiplier to hit 4.0Ghz ForumPCI Express 2.0 x16 vs PCI Express 2.1 x16 ForumMy game is telling me I need to install Physx, but I have an AMD card? Forum[Solved] PCI-e x16 1.0 GPU: BEST card that is NOT a 2.0 or 2.1 ForumWILL A PCI-E 2.0 X16 CARD WILL RUN IN PCI-E X16 Forum[Solved] Crossfire PCI-E Question Forum5850 xfire @ pcie 8x 2.0, any performance loss? ForumPCI Express 1.1 supports 2.0? Forum[Solved] Asus A8N-SLI PCI-E? ForumNo display with xfx gts 250 pci-e ForumMy pci-e version... 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 !