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Compatibility issue of board & video card

Last response: in Components
June 12, 2010 3:51:39 PM

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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June 13, 2010 4:26:15 AM

This topic here says that all PCIe 2.0 cards will be backwards-compatible with PCIe 1.0, and specifically mentions the 8800gt:

This one mentions the 9600gt:

This one mentions the 8800gt and the 9800gt:

Should be perfectly fine even with a newer card than those.
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June 13, 2010 5:10:23 PM

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. :) 
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June 24, 2010 3:49:30 PM

thank you all
June 24, 2010 3:50:00 PM

Best answer selected by acemanph.