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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow does pci-e 2.0 and 3.0 work ? ForumDoes SLI work if you have a motherboard with a PCI-E slot 2.0 x16 and 3.0 x16? ForumHow to switch from PCIE 3.0 to 2.0 ??? ForumDoes a PCI-E 2.0 card work on 3.0 ? ForumHow many watt does pci-e 3.0 provide ForumPCIe 3.0 graphics card with my PCIe 2.0 mobo ForumPCIe 2.0 x16 (4x mode) vs. PCIe 3.0 x16 for SLI ForumPCI-E X16 3.0 work on 2.0 ? ForumPCI-E 3.0 GPU with a PCI-E 2.0 CPU? ForumCan pcie 2.0 x16 gpu can work with 3.0 x16 slot with core 3rd gen i3 processer on ForumWill PCI-E 2.0 card work in 3.0 slot if ForumDoes my A75MA-G55 support PCIe 3.0 ? ForumPCIE 3.0 8x = PCIE 2.0 16x ForumHow much does a pre- 2.0 PCI-E board bottleneck a 2.0 card? ForumWhat causes a computer to die only for 30 minutes, how does that work ? ForumHow does PCIe 2.0 relate to PCIe 1.x ForumDoes i7 3820 support PCIe 3.0 ? ForumP7h57, i5-760 and 2x8gb ForumP8z77-v-pro/ thunderbolt what memory will work best ForumWill this new CPU work/fit with my Mobtherboard? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !