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Compatibility issue of board & video card

Will 8800gt or 9600gt or 9800gt be compatible with my MSI 945PL Neo board(PCIe x16 ver1.0) Im using c Pentium D 2.8ghz bought last 2006.
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    This topic here says that all PCIe 2.0 cards will be backwards-compatible with PCIe 1.0, and specifically mentions the 8800gt:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/245980-33-geforce-8800

    This one mentions the 9600gt:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/250241-33-9600gt

    This one mentions the 8800gt and the 9800gt:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/273631-33-8600gts-9800

    Should be perfectly fine even with a newer card than those.
  2. You should be fine with that card (2.0) running on 1.0 slot.
    Since your motherboard has 1.0 slot then do not get 2.1 cards, many issue with 2.1 cards running on 1.0 slot. :)
  3. thank you all
  4. Best answer selected by acemanph.
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