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Pcie x16-what does this mean?

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January 12, 2012 9:11:54 PM

i have a intel 102ggc2 mobo in which the specification says pcie x16 slot?

What does the x 16 mean?

is it pcie 1.0 or pcie 2.0?

i have a pcie 2.1 card and one pcie 2.0 card. Will they work on my mobo?

help me!!!!!!!!!!!

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a b V Motherboard
January 12, 2012 11:43:33 PM

It appears your board is PCI-Express 1.0a compliant. One or both of your cards may have backwards compatibility so PCIe 1.0 (pretty likely actually) but, it won't be optimal. That board is one of the first to support PCIe at all so it may be time to look into a new one...
January 6, 2013 9:11:48 AM

Best answer selected by dgbkiller.