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GTX 460 1GB compatible with PCI-e 1.0?

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  • Nvidia
  • Gtx
  • Compatibility
  • PCI Express
  • Graphics
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January 7, 2011 4:48:24 AM

I can't remember which company's website I was on, but it said their GTX 460 1GB was a PCI-e 2.0 card, but was compatible with PCI-e 1.1

What about 1.0?

I'm looking to upgrade within the next month or so, and the GTX 460 1GB is towards the top of my list, but my mobo only has a PCI-e 1.0 slot.

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a b Î Nvidia
January 7, 2011 5:35:48 AM

What's your board ? PCI-E 2.0 cards are compatible many PCI-E 1.0 motherboards.
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January 7, 2011 10:17:18 AM

From the published specs:

H-RS880-uATX (Aloe)

Manufacturer: Foxconn
Form factor: uATX
Chipset: AMD 785G
Memory sockets: 4 x DDR3
Front side bus speeds: 5200 MT/s
Processor socket: AM3
Expansion Slots:
1 PCI x16 slot for graphics card
3 PCI x1 slots
1 PCI Express x1 minicard slot
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a b Î Nvidia
January 7, 2011 4:45:32 PM

Yes it should work fine.
I thought you have an older motherboard(like socket 939 socket ones)
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January 7, 2011 7:48:01 PM

nvidia card work fine for all pci 1.0 x16 slot but ATI/AMD card may have trouble sometime with pci 1.0 since ATI cards are all 2.1.
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June 28, 2011 8:30:15 AM

The GTX 460 is an nVidia chipset, not ATI. I hope it works for you because I just bought a GTX 480 SC to put in mine! Also, the specs for my system (including that mobo) say that it will handle 2.0 PCIe.. Most of the vVidias are 2.0, the AMD/ATI's are 2.1..
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