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VGA card with PCIeX16 ver.1.0 on Mobo with PCIeX16 ver.2.0

i have a old VGA (ASUS EAX1600Pro)with PCIex16 ver.1.0 interface that i plan to use on latest Mobo (Gigabyte GA890FX-UD5) that have PCIeX16 ver.2.0 ( i cant afford any new VGA yet), so i'm asking if there will be any problem with these combination? should i do it? or shouldnt I? please any suggestion. Thanks
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  1. it will work without a problem.
  2. wiinippongamer said:
    it will work without a problem.


    bute will there be any side effetct ??? like errors or something ???

    if can with some explenations plz... thanks anyway
  3. Best answer
    PCIe 2.0 motherboard slots are fully backward compatible with PCIe v1.x cards. PCIe 2.0 cards are also generally backward compatible with PCIe 1.x motherboards, using the available bandwidth of PCI Express 1.1. Overall, graphic cards or motherboards designed for v 2.0 will be able to work with the other being v 1.1 or v 1.0.

    taken from wiki

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_Express
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