Closed Difference between PCI Express 2.0 x16 and PCI Express 2.1 x16? Tags: Graphics Cards Performance PCI Express ATI Graphics Last response: December 18, 2011 5:22 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Slipperss April 29, 2010 12:02:10 PM I was looking on some ATI 5970 cards, and noticed some of them doesn't have the same PCI-E. What is the difference between PCI Express 2.0 x16 and PCI Express 2.1 x16? Any performance increment or anything? More about : difference pci express x16 pci express x16 shadow187 a c 130 U Graphics card April 29, 2010 12:09:15 PM 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. However, the speed is the same as PCI Express 2.0. Nothing whatsoever with performance. spooky2th a b U Graphics card May 22, 2010 4:13:44 AM My comp has pci e 2.0 slots. Will a 2.1 rated graphics card work? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jonnyboyC a b U Graphics card May 22, 2010 4:24:44 AM yes pci-e is backwards compatible so it will work, but remember don't highjack another persons thread in the future start your own Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Difference between PCI Express x16 and PCI Express 2.1 x16? Forum PCI Express 2.1 x16 GPU work in an Express 2.0? Forum SolvedWhat is the difference between PCI Express 3.0 & PCI Express 3.0 X16 Forum PCI Express 2.0 x16 vs PCI Express 2.1 x16 Forum 2.1 x16 pci express in a 2.0 x16 computer Forum SolvedI need to know whats the difference PCIe 2.0 x16 and PCI Express x16. Forum Difference between pci express x16 and pci express 2 1 x16 Forum Crossfiring between 2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 (one running @ x16, the othe Forum What is te difference between pci express 2.1 and 2.0 Forum SolvedPowerColor Go! Green AX5450 1GBK3-SH Radeon HD 5450 (Cedar) 1GB 64-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP video card Forum SolvedPCI Express 2.1 x16 card on PCI Express 2.2 x16 slot Forum SolvedXFX HD-567X-YNF3 Radeon HD 5670 512MB 128-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 - $100 Ballpark Forum SolvedPCI Express 2.1x16 Cards in PCIE X16 Forum SolvedDoes PCI Express 3.0 x16 graphics card work on PCI Express 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedWill pci express 3.0 x16 card work in pci 2.0 x16 slot? Forum How much power is needed for a 512MB 32-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 card? Forum SolvedPCI Express 3.0 x16 graphic card on PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot? Forum Solved3.0 GPU into a PCI Express 2.0 x16 Mobo Forum SolvedPCI Express 2.0 x16 GPU that will run SWTOR on max settings Forum What are the requirements of MSI- Radeon HD 6670 Graphic Card - 800 MHz Core - 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM - PCI Express 2.1 x16? Forum 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 !