Closed Does a PCI-E 2.0 card work on 3.0? Tags: Graphics Cards Asus MSI PCI Express Graphics Last response: January 19, 2012 8:03 AM in Graphics & Displays Share gamingrigboy January 19, 2012 1:05:51 AM So the title says it all can a MSi N580GTX TWIN FROZR II/OC which is 2.0 work on ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3 which has PCI-E 3.0. Sorry if this is a nooby question but i am a first timer Thanks, More about : pci card work Best solution buzznut a b U Graphics card January 19, 2012 1:20:24 AM Yes, PCI-E 3.0 is backwards compatible. monsta a b U Graphics card a b Ĉ ASUS January 19, 2012 1:21:28 AM Yes it will work at 2.0 speed. Related resources How does pci-e 2.0 and 3.0 work ? - Forum Does SLI work if you have a motherboard with a PCI-E slot 2.0 x16 and 3.0 x16? - Forum How does pci-e 2.0 and 3.0 work ? - Forum Will PCI-E 2.0 card work in 3.0 slot if - Forum PCI-E X16 3.0 work on 2.0 ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer gamingrigboy January 19, 2012 1:26:46 AM Thanks Guys, buzznut gets best answer for fastest reply sorry monsta but you helped to thanks again gamingrigboy January 19, 2012 1:27:06 AM Best answer selected by gamingrigboy. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCan pcie 2.0 x16 gpu can work with 3.0 x16 slot with core 3rd gen i3 processer on ForumWill a cpu that's only compatible with pcie 2.0 run a 3.0 card ? ForumWill PCI-E 2.0 x16 Mobo supports PCI-E 3.0 X 16 Graphic Card ??? ForumPCIe 3.0 graphics card with my PCIe 2.0 mobo ForumPCiE 2.0 graphics card in PCiE 3.0 slot, will it work ? ForumDoes HD 6670 work on a PCI-E 2.0 x16 slot? ForumPCIE x16 3.0 or PCIE x4 2.0 for NIC? ForumDoes installing a PCIE 2.0 card in tandem with a PCIE 3.0 card cause the PCIE 3. ForumDoes installing a PCIE 2.0 card in tandem with a PCIE 3.0 card cause the PCIE 3. ForumWill a PCIe 3.0 x16 card work in a PCIe 2.0 x16 slot? ForumWill a PCIe 2.0 Graphics Card Work in a PCIe 3.0 Slot? ForumNo POST with new video card Forum[Solved] (Noob) Recommended graphics card for maxing out 1920x1020 ForumWhy my graphic card ati 5470 drivers for dell laptop is not working?? ForumWhat Is The Problem With My Graphics Card? More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !