Closed Interchange pci-e 2.1 x16 w/pci-e 2.0 x16 vid cards? Tags: Radeon Pci Express Graphics Last response: May 17, 2011 7:35 PM in Graphics & Displays Share techno-sphinx May 17, 2011 6:43:29 PM Can a pci-e 2.1 x16 vid card work in a pci-e 2.0 x16 expansion bay? And, if so what are the complications? More about : interchange pci x16 pci x16 vid cards | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution IH8U May 17, 2011 7:04:29 PM Yes, it will just pull more power via the PSU instead of the slot. The card itself is backwards compatible. | Report abuse techno-sphinx May 17, 2011 7:18:49 PM Best answer selected by techno-sphinx. | Report abuse Mousemonkey May 17, 2011 7:35:31 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Interchange pci-e 2.1 x16 w/pci-e 2.0 x16 vid cards?> Related ressources: ForumCan you use a 2.1 or 2.0 x16 card on an old 939 MB ? ForumPCIE x16 , PCIE 2.0 , PCIE 2.1 ...Help! ForumPCIe 2.0 x16 VS PCIe 2.1 x16 ForumWill my slimline s3500 recognise a pcie x16 (gen 2.1 ) card ForumPCI-e x16 1.0 GPU: BEST card that is NOT a 2.0 or 2.1 ForumMSI 790FX-GD70 PCIe x1 card does not work in PCIe x16 slot ForumPCIe (1.0) x16 Vid Card ForumPCI Xpress x16 1.0 running 2.0 vid cards ? ForumPCIE 2.1 card on a PCIE 1.0 x16 slot ForumPCI-E 2.0 x16 Cards in PCI-E x16 Slots ForumCompatibility between PCI-E x16 Mobo and PCI-Ex16 2.1 Graphics Card ForumWill my mobo 1 x PCI-E x16 Slot work with a 2.1 gpu PCI-E card ? ForumUpgrade to HD5830 or GTX460 despite PCIe x16 1.0 ? ForumWill a PCI-E 2.1 GPU work in a PCIE x16 Slot? [M4N68T-M] ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix ForumSLI with different cards Forum[Solved] Legacy AGP Cards - Radeon x1650 GT vs Geforce 7800 GS ForumEngineering Video Cards vs Game Video Cards? ForumPCI-E v1 compatibility question ForumDual GPU Cards & Chipsets 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 !