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[Motherboards] PCI-E Compatibility

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  • Motherboards
  • Performance
  • Compatibility
  • PCI Express
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January 15, 2012 4:23:48 AM

Hi,


Gen2 pci-e motherboards are compatible with Gen3 GPUs ? If yes, the performance will be the same atm?

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a b V Motherboard
January 15, 2012 5:26:56 AM

yes, they are backward compatible which means they should work fine but GEN3 gpu's could not run on there native performance cause they have more bandwidth then GEN2.
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January 15, 2012 12:50:01 PM

But 7970 will work just fine right ? with no bottleneck
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a b V Motherboard
January 15, 2012 1:38:44 PM

yes that what i mention above.make sure you have a decent cpu like i5 series.
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January 22, 2012 4:08:30 AM

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a c 331 V Motherboard
January 22, 2012 4:54:25 AM

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