What is the difference between 2 0 X16 and 2 1 X 16 graphics cards Tags: Homebuilt Graphics Cards Motherboards New Build Systems Last response: October 14, 2011 1:46 AM in Systems Share miachel October 14, 2011 1:09:20 AM I an doing a new build using a ASUS M4A89TD PRO series mother board. The book states the expansion slot supports 2Xpci Express 2.0X16. The new video cards I am looking at are listed at PCIE 2.1X16 will this work? More about : difference x16 graphics cards g-unit1111 a c 92 B Homebuilt system a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard October 14, 2011 1:17:37 AM The difference is 0.1 Just kidding - I've never heard of PCI-e 2.1 before but everything is pretty much backward compatible, so you should be able to run your card or cards with no problem. m 0 l scout_03 a b B Homebuilt system a c 85 U Graphics card a c 143 V Motherboard October 14, 2011 1:46:51 AM pci-e 2.1 is just a upgrade of the 2.0 pci-e m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources what is the difference between pci-e x16 and pci-e 2.0 x16 ??? Forum SolvedWill this graphic card work the same in the PCI Express 2.0 x16 1(running at x4) slot? Forum Difference between 2.0x16 and 2.1x16 on video cards? Forum Solvedwill i see a differences between lanes in the motherboard 2.0 pci x16 Forum Difference between PCI Express x16 and PCI Express 2.1 x16? Forum Difference between pci express x16 and pci express 2 1 x16 Forum SolvedI need to know whats the difference PCIe 2.0 x16 and PCI Express x16. Forum Difference between pci x16 and 2.1 Forum Solvedwhat the difference between PCI-E x16, x1 and normal PCI Forum Solvedwhat is the best graphics card to get for the pci express slot x16 version 1.0 guys? Please help me Forum The best graphic card to go with pcie2.0 x1,x4,x8 and x16 Forum SolvedWhat is the difference between PCI Express 3.0 & PCI Express 3.0 X16 Forum What are the requirements of MSI- Radeon HD 6670 Graphic Card - 800 MHz Core - 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM - PCI Express 2.1 x16? Forum SolvedDoes the pcie 3.0 graphics card work flawlessly on pcie 2.0 x16 port ? Forum SolvedPci 3.0 graphic card works on 2.0 x16 or not????? Forum SolvedBest Graphics Card for PCI Express x16 2.0 DDR3 Forum Solvedwill PCI-E 3.0 Bus Standard graphics card work on PCI-Express x16 2.0 Forum SolvedPCI Express 3.0 x16 graphic card on PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot? Forum Help! Confused! PCI-E 2.0 vs PCI-E x16 ~ What is the difference? Forum SolvedWill a PCI-E 2.0 x16 card work in PCI-E 1.1 x16 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !