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Can you use an older pcie graphics card in new Mobo

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October 18, 2011 12:03:04 AM

Hi all, i received my new motherboard the asus P8Z68 v-pro with all my other components (CPU, Ram ect)i was wanting to put my older graphics card (PCIe x1) into it as a temporary GPU but the PCIe ports on the motherboard support x16 speeds. will the new motherboard be able to support the older graphics card?
October 18, 2011 12:03:57 AM

what is the make and model of your vga card ?
October 18, 2011 12:06:14 AM

its a ATI Radion HD 3350,
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October 18, 2011 12:09:33 AM

sorry my mistake its the HD 3850, 1gb
October 18, 2011 12:19:56 AM

koolman007 said:
what is the make and model of your vga card ?


its a ATI Radion HD 3850
October 18, 2011 12:21:58 AM

have you tried using the motherboard's built in hdmi/dvi option? If not, then i would suggest you do so to avoid any damage to the motherboard.
October 18, 2011 12:40:20 AM

koolman007 said:
have you tried using the motherboard's built in hdmi/dvi option? If not, then i would suggest you do so to avoid any damage to the motherboard.


what try using the onboard without any graphics card in at all?
October 18, 2011 12:47:21 AM

yes, that motherboard has got built in graphics chip so you can plug in your monitor directlly without needing a dedicated VGA.
a c 175 U Graphics card
a c 96 V Motherboard
October 18, 2011 1:14:51 AM

You should be fine with the 3850. It won't harm anything to use it. (assuming the 3850 isn't broken.)
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