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 2, 2012 7:34 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 itzdanielp a b Ĉ ASUS a c 116 V Motherboard May 2, 2012 5:14:18 PM No, this should not cause any issues. Rockdpm a b Ĉ ASUS a b V Motherboard May 2, 2012 5:17:38 PM No shouldn't cause any issues Related resources Does installing a PCIE 2.0 card in tandem with a PCIE 3.0 card cause the PCIE 3 . - Forum Installing Video Cards on PCI-E 3.0 ? - Forum Will PCI-E 2.0 card work in 3.0 slot if - Forum New graphics card causes PCIe 2.0 bandwidth to be HALVED - Forum PCIe 2.0 and PCIe 3.0 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer J_E_D_70 a b V Motherboard May 2, 2012 5:46:07 PM Wouldn't think there would be a problem since the 3930K is PCI 2.0 and the mobo specs say it's PCI 2.0 x16/x8/x8/x8 if using all four. THE UNKNOWN a b V Motherboard May 2, 2012 7:34:57 PM No issues Backward compatible Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCan i install a pci-e x16 3.0 graphics card in a pci-e x16 2.0 motherboard ?? ForumDoes a PCI-E 2.0 card work on 3.0 ? ForumWill a cpu that's only compatible with pcie 2.0 run a 3.0 card ? ForumSandy Bridge vs Ivy Bridge and PCI-e 2.0 vs 3.0 ForumPCIE x16 3.0 or PCIE x4 2.0 for NIC? ForumWill PCI-E 2.0 x16 Mobo supports PCI-E 3.0 X 16 Graphic Card ??? ForumHow does PCIe 2.0 relate to PCIe 1.x ForumPCIe 3.0 graphics card with my PCIe 2.0 mobo ForumHow does pci-e 2.0 and 3.0 work? ForumPcie 3.0 card fit pcie 2.0 mobo slot? ForumDoes SLI work if you have a motherboard with a PCI-E slot 2.0 x16 and 3.0 x16? ForumPCI-E 3.0 Graphics Card on a 1366 Motherboard with PCI-E 2.0 ForumWhen we finally can’t attained athletic subject, More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !