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Pci express backward compatibility

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  • Nvidia
  • Display Adapter
  • Compatibility
  • PCI Express
  • Graphics
Last response: in Graphics Cards
June 19, 2010 1:08:42 AM

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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June 19, 2010 1:51:42 AM

Q1: yes
Q2: You may not be able to see it.
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June 19, 2010 2:00:49 AM

treefrog07 said:
Q1: yes
Q2: You may not be able to see it.


Thank you - helpful.
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