Can a pcie 2.0 usb 3 card go into a pcie 16 slot without damage?

Can I plug a pcie 2 usb 3 card into a pcie 16 slot without damage?
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  1. A funny thing about computers, if it looks like it fits then it probably will.
  2. Except for USB keys, i always get them the wrong way first try.
  3. moze_69 said:
    Can I plug a pcie 2 usb 3 card into a pcie 16 slot without damage?

    Dude, what I want to know is whether the card will work. Thanks.
  4. if the card you want to plug is like this one then yes http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812186010 if this is not send the link of card
  5. scout_03 said:
    if the card you want to plug is like this one then yes http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812186010 if this is not send the link of card

    Yep, looks like that. Buffalo IFC-PCIE2U3.

    Thanks very much s_03.
  6. scout_03 said:
    if the card you want to plug is like this one then yes http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812186010 if this is not send the link of card

    Yep, looks like that. Buffalo IFC-PCIE2U3.

    Thanks very much s_03.
  7. so the choice is your now
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