Closed PCIE 2.0 vs 2.1 Tags: Graphics Cards Motherboards Power Graphics Last response: May 30, 2012 7:44 PM in Graphics & Displays Share mcfly6464 April 26, 2011 12:58:41 AM Hello, Can I put a PCIE 2.1x16 graphics card in a 2.0x16 motherboard slot? Is there any harm in doing this or extra power required? Any and all information would be greatly appreciated! More about : pcie shrkbay a b U Graphics card April 26, 2011 10:06:45 AM Yes, you can put a 2.1 card in 2.0 slot, this won't harm anything Score 0 clarkjd a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard April 26, 2011 7:07:05 PM There might be issues if you tried to put a 2.1 card in an 1.0 slot, but 2.1 in a 2.0 should be good to go. Score 0 Related resources PCI-e 2.0 x 16 vs 2.1 x 16 - Forum PCIe 2.0 vs 2.1 - Forum Pci-e 2.0x16 vs 2.1x16 - Forum PCIe 2.0 x16 VS PCIe 2.1 x16 - Forum Are PCI-E 2.1 graphics cards compatible with PCI-E 2.0? - Tech Support Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer photonboy a c 147 U Graphics card a c 137 V Motherboard April 26, 2011 7:08:00 PM You need only ensure your Power Supply can supply the proper power for the card. You don't NEED to know this, but here's more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCIE#PCI_Express_2.1 Score 0 shrkbay a b U Graphics card April 26, 2011 7:28:38 PM i was wondering, if there are any MBs with PCIe 2.1 slot Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources i got a 2.1 graphic card and a 2.0 pcie slot but the screen is black and no signal when i bot my graphic card solution SolvedCan I use a PCI-e 2.1 video card in a PCI-e 2.0 motherboard? Forum SolvedPCIe 2.0 Motherboard updating to PCIe 2.1 Card Forum SolvedPcie 2.1 compatible with 2.0 mobo? Forum SolvedATI 5850 - PCI-E 2.0 v PCI-E 2.1? Factory overclock v non? Forum SolvedMSI R5770 Hawk with PCIe16 ver2.1 can support mobo with PCIe16 ver2.0? Forum SolvedPCI-e x16 1.0 GPU: BEST card that is NOT a 2.0 or 2.1 Forum SolvedHD5850 PCI-e 2.0 or 2.1 Forum SolvedWhat's the difference between PCI-e2.1 and PCI-e2.0 Forum pci 2.0 gpu compatible wid pcie 2.1 mobo? solution HD 7770 on PCIE 3.0 or HD 6850 on PCIE 2.0/ 2.1 (both stock speeds)? Forum Can i plug a pcie 2.1 video card into a 2.0 slot? Forum Will you lose performance if you put a PCI-E 2.1 video card in a PCI-E 2.0 Board Forum Would 2.1 PCI.E work on 2.0 PCI.E slot? Forum PCIE x16, PCIE 2.0, PCIE 2.1...Help! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !