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Pcie 2.0 card performance on pice 1.1 slot

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
January 22, 2011 3:21:40 PM

i have intel dg31pr mobo with pcie 1.1 slot
but my mobo specification at following link show: expansion option PCIe x16 Gen 2.x = 1

link :

pls check the above link, its show my mobo dg31pr specification

and tell me about my mobo is either pcie 1.1 or 2.0
i wan to buy gtx 460..its pcie 2.0
gtx 460 compatible with pcie1.1
if yes games frame rates reduces..
if yes then how much...
help me for this
a b U Graphics card
January 22, 2011 3:26:08 PM

Yeah 2.0 is compatible with 1.1 I don't think you will lose very many frames if any.
a b U Graphics card
January 22, 2011 4:19:21 PM

Yep is will work and there will be no loss in performance (due to the decreased link bandwidth at least). Be sure you have the newest MB BIOS.