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ATi 5830 HD on a PciE 1.1 x16 slot

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
February 24, 2011 5:54:21 PM

i was wondering if 5830 HD would work on my PciE 1.1 x16 slot

Btw my motherboard is a M2N-CM DVI

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February 24, 2011 6:01:08 PM

pci express is backwards compatible even hd 5970 or gtx 580 would run fine on your worries.cheers.
February 24, 2011 6:02:31 PM

thx but will it run without any bandwith problems
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February 24, 2011 6:06:52 PM

yes without any problem.its all backwards problem at all.
a c 365 U Graphics card
a b V Motherboard
February 24, 2011 6:20:55 PM

Just make sure the HD 5830 is a PCI-e 2.0 card.

I know people have been reporting compatibility issues with a PCI-e 2.1 card in a PCI-e 1.0 slot. However, I don't know if that applies to the PCI-e 1.1 slot.
February 24, 2011 6:47:43 PM

ok but on the website im looking at is says that 5830 is pcie 2.1 card still compatible