Closed Does installing a PCIE 2.0 card in tandem with a PCIE 3.0 card cause the PCIE 3. Tags: Asus Sound Cards Motherboards Last response: May 9, 2012 9:02 PM in Motherboards Share amckinley May 2, 2012 4:46:41 PM Hello, I would like to know the behaviour of adding a PCIe 2.0 card to my current setup. Is this a bad idea or what? Motherboard: Asus rampage iv extreme CPU: Intel 3930k VIdeo: 3x7970s PCIe 3.0 graphics cards installed in pcie 3.0 slots I am adding a Sound card to the 4th PCIe 3.0 slot but the sound card is only PCIe 2.0 compliant. Will this cause any issues or performance concerns? More about : installing pcie card tandem pcie card pcie Best solution alvine a b V Motherboard May 2, 2012 5:13:46 PM pcie 3.0 is backwards compatible. nothing bad will happen Share amckinley May 9, 2012 6:09:17 PM Best answer selected by amckinley. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nikorr a b Ĉ ASUS a c 328 V Motherboard May 9, 2012 9:02:27 PM This topic has been closed by Nikorr Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Does installing a PCIE 2.0 card in tandem with a PCIE 3.0 card cause the PCIE 3. Forum SolvedDoes the pcie 3.0 graphics card work flawlessly on pcie 2.0 x16 port ? Forum Solveddo a pci-e 3.0 card get hot or reach the maxmium temp when it install on a pci-e 2.0 slot? Forum Can i install a pci-e x16 3.0 graphics card in a pci-e x16 2.0 motherboard ?? Forum SolvedWill a R9 270x which a PCI-E 3.0 card apply to a PCI-E 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedWill a PCI-E 2.0 Motherboard (GA-X48-DQ6) bottleneck the performance of a PCI-E 3.0 graphics card (HD-7870) Forum SolvedPCI-E 2.0 vs 3.0 on high end video card. Forum SolvedPCI-e 2.0 slot with PCI-e 3.0 graphics card. Forum SolvedAm I missing out when I have a PCIe 3.0 card but a 2.0 motherboard? Forum SolvedPCI-E 3.0 Slot and Card @PCI-E 2.0? Forum Solvedpcie 2.0 motherboard vs pcie 3.0 graphics card Forum SolvedWill this pcie 3.0 card be compatible with my pcie 2.0 motherboard? Forum SolvedWill PCI-E 3.0 card work on my Asus M4A78-E PCI-E 2.0 x16 Motherboard ? Forum SolvedCan PCIE 2.0 motherboard compatible to graphics card 3.0 version? Forum SolvedPCIe 2.0 motherboard with PCIe 3.0 graphics card Forum SolvedAsus M4A77D PCIE2.0x16 slot will it handle a PCIE3.0 card? Forum SolvedGTX 760 PCI-E 3.0 Card on PCI-E 2.0 Forum SolvedWill a pcie 3.0 graphics card work in a 2.0 slot? Forum Solvedchanging a PCIe 2.0 Graphic Card for a PCIe 3.0 on a P7P55D MB Forum SolvedPCI-e 1.0 vs PCI-e 2.0 with a PCI-e 3.0 card Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !