Is a PCI-E x16 slot always compatible with a PCI-E x16 2.0 card? Tags: Motherboards Compatibility PCI Express Last response: January 14, 2011 1:50 PM in Motherboards Share Advice Pro January 1, 2011 6:08:35 PM I've read that this is only sometimes possible. If not, then how about a PCI-E x1 slot? More about : pci x16 slot compatible pci x16 card rolli59 a c 1101 V Motherboard January 1, 2011 6:23:33 PM There have not been any issues reported with version 2.0 cards in version 1.x slot. On the other hand there have been many issues with version 2.1 cards in 1.x slot. m 0 l Advice Pro January 14, 2011 1:50:14 PM Best answer selected by advice pro. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Is my PCI-E X16 2.0 slot backwards compatible with a 3.0 card? Forum PCI-E x16 2.0 card compatible with PCI-E x16 1.1 slot or not Forum SolvedCan I put a PCIe 2.0 x16 card into a simple x16 slot? Forum SolvedRunning video card in PCIe 2.0 x16 slot Forum SolvedHow bottlenecked would a PCIe 3.0 x16 card be in a 2.0 8x slot? Forum SolvedPCI-e x16 3.0 card in a PCI-e x16 x 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedWill PCI-E x1 card fit in a PCI-e 2.0 x16 slot? Forum PCIe 3.0 x8 card in PCIe 2.0 x16 slot: will it run in PCIe 2.0 x8 or x16 mode? Forum PCI-E3.0 (x16) Graphics Card in PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot possible? Forum PCI sound card in PCI-E 2.0 x16 slot? Forum PCIe 2.0 x16 video card in a PCIe X16 slot Forum PCIe 2.0 x16 card in a PCIe x16 slot with DDR5 memory Forum 2.0 PCI-e Card in a PCI-E X16 slot? Forum Would a PCI card fit and work in a PCIE x16 2.0 slot? Forum PCIe x16 card in a 2.0 slot? Forum PCIE 2.0 card in PCIE X16 slot Forum PCIe x16 or PCIe2.0 card on PCIe slot Forum Two video cards on same mobo (only one PCIe Xpress 2.0 x16 slot) Forum Solvedpci-e x16 2.0 work for pci-e x16 slot? Forum PCI-E 2.0 x16 Cards in PCI-E x16 Slots Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !