Pci express backward compatibility

My MOBO has two PCI-e x16 V1.0 slots. I'm trying to find a faster display adapter, but they're all speced at V2.0 or higher. My question is: Will a V2.0 card function in a V1.0 slot? If so, how is the performance of the card degraded?
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  1. Q1: yes
    Q2: You may not be able to see it.
  2. treefrog07 said:
    Q1: yes
    Q2: You may not be able to see it.


    Thank you - helpful.
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