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 93 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 96 U Graphics card a c 162 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 can i do 2 Graphic cards in one PCIE X16 2.0 and a PCIE X1 2.0? Forum Graphics card: PCIe3.0 x1 works but PCIe2.0 x16 doesn't? Forum Difference between 2.0x16 and 2.1x16 on video cards? Forum SolvedWill this graphic card work the same in the PCI Express 2.0 x16 1(running at x4) slot? 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 Difference between pci x16 and 2.1 Forum SolvedI need to know whats the difference PCIe 2.0 x16 and PCI Express x16. Forum SolvedDoes pcie 2.0 card performance get low if it is fit in pcie x16 1.0 slot? Forum The best graphic card to go with pcie2.0 x1,x4,x8 and x16 Forum SolvedDoes PCI Express 3.0 x16 graphics card work on PCI Express 2.0 slot? Forum Solvedwhat is the best graphics card to get for the pci express slot x16 version 1.0 guys? Please help me Forum Solvedwhat the difference between PCI-E x16, x1 and normal PCI Forum SolvedWhat is the difference between PCI Express 3.0 & PCI Express 3.0 X16 Forum SolvedBest PCI-e x16 2.0 ONLY Graphics card? 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 Solvedbest graphics card for pcie 2.0 x16 Forum Solvedbest graphics card for pcie 2.0 x16 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !