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Pcie 1.0 -2.0

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a b U Graphics card
a b V Motherboard
June 16, 2010 4:44:17 AM

Hello,
my motherboard has 1 pci express x16 slot and its 1.0 could i install a newer video card that has 2.0 pcie
x16? will i loose power

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a c 189 U Graphics card
a b V Motherboard
June 16, 2010 4:44:38 AM

yes, don't worry about that...
pcie 2.0 is backward compatible with 1.0.
Yes, you'll lose performance, but NOT much, you wouldn't see it... :) 
Just make sure you get a 2.0 card and NOT 2.1.
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