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PCI express 3.0 x16

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November 3, 2012 8:54:18 PM

Hello,

Will a graphcis card with an interface of a PCI express 3.0 x16 fit onto a motherboard with a PCI express 2.0 x16 slot?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... -Graphic Card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... -Motherboard

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November 3, 2012 9:03:58 PM

They are backwards compatible.
November 8, 2012 3:25:26 AM

yes of course and not much per. diff. and only 3rd gen. cpus support it
November 8, 2012 4:57:38 AM

It should run with no problem as stated above. If you were planning to throw a dual core card in then you would want to worry about pci-e 3.0
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