PCI Express 2.1

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Will a PCI express 2.1 vid card work in a PCI express 2.0 slot?
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  1. Yes all PCI Express is backwards compatible.
  2. Hello and welcome to the forums :)
    Yes it will work
  3. yes, its backwards compatible
  4. Yes. It will work just fine.
  5. Yep. PCI-e 2.1 just implements some of the "administrative" systems that are going to be part of PCI-e 3.0, such as troubleshooting and support. In terms of speed, PCI-e 2.0 and 2.1 are exactly the same. Manufacturers are just using PCI-e 2.1 as a way to jack up prices on cards that offer absolutely no increased performance over their PCI-e 2.0 counterparts.
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