PCI express 3.0 x16


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=N82E16814102984 -Graphic Card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157280 -Motherboard
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  1. They are backwards compatible.
  2. yes of course and not much per. diff. and only 3rd gen. cpus support it
  3. 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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