How does pci-e 2.0 and 3.0 work? Tags: Motherboards Graphics Cards PCI PCI Express Last response: January 28, 2013 6:16 PM in Motherboards Share Sanokhin January 28, 2013 5:08:20 PM hi. I have Asus motherboard http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01... ( here is a link ) and just had issue with my Video card ATI Radeon 1 GB http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/ati-rad... ( link again) So... i need another video card, coz mine is dead... i have problem with understanding difference between PCI 2.0 and PCI 3.0. seems like my board doesnt support 3.0 is it true? if it doesnt - there is no reason to buy grafic card with pci 3.0 and i can save some money) thx for support=) More about : pci work InvalidError a b V Motherboard a b U Graphics card January 28, 2013 6:16:59 PM For PCIe 3.0 support on Intel platforms, you need either an LGA2011 CPU or an Ivy Bridge CPU on LGA1055. A PCIe 3.0 card should work fine in a PCIe 1.0 slot or vice-versa, it will simply run at PCIe 1.0 speeds without the extra PCIe 3.0 features. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How does pci-e 2.0 and 3.0 work? Forum SolvedDoes the pcie 3.0 graphics card work flawlessly on pcie 2.0 x16 port ? Forum SolvedDoes PCIe 3.0 works with PCIe 2.0 ? Forum Solved48 PCI-e 3.0 lanes on a CPU with only 16 such lanes. How does that work? Forum SolvedWill a pcie 3.0 GPU work in a 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedWill a PCIe 3.0 work in a PCIe 2.0 motherboard Forum SolvedWill a PCIE-x16 3.0 GPU work in a PCIE-x16 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedWill PCI-E 3.0 card work on my Asus M4A78-E PCI-E 2.0 x16 Motherboard ? Forum SolvedMOBO PCIe x 16 2.0 but GPU is PCIe x16 but 3.0 will it work? Forum SolvedWill a pcie 3.0 graphics card work in a 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedHow big is the performance difference between PCI-E 3.0 and 2.0? Forum SolvedWill PCI Express 3.0 x16 work with PCIe 2.0 x16? Forum Solvedwill PCI-E 3.0 Bus Standard graphics card work on PCI-Express x16 2.0 Forum SolvedMy PCIe 3.0 GTX 780 in a PCIe 2.0 slot, how much performance am I losing? Forum SolvedHow bottlenecked would a PCIe 3.0 x16 card be in a 2.0 8x slot? Forum SolvedWill PCI-E 2.0 card work in 3.0 slot if Forum SolvedPCiE 2.0 graphics card in PCiE 3.0 slot, will it work? Forum Solveddoes 7990 work on pcie2.0+ mobo Forum SolvedHow do i check if my MOBO is PCI-e 2.0 or 3.0 Forum Does this even work? AM3+ and PCIe 3.0 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !