Articles & News
Graphics & Displays
Tom's IT Pro
Login | Sign Up
The authority on tech
Will a 2.0 pcie card work on my pc?
Jan 20, 2012, 8:40 PM
i want to buy the saphhire hd radeon 6670 pcie2.0 x16. but my mobo is only pcie1.0 x16 compatible.
my pc spec:
intel p4 ht 3.0ghz
intel 102ggc2 mobo
will it work on a pcie 1.0 slot.? please help me decide..
Jan 21, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
will pcie card work
Jan 20, 2012, 8:47 PM
PCIE cards are backwards compatible. A 2.0 x16 PCIE card will work in a 1.0 x16 PCIE slot, but only at 1.0 x16 speed.
The x16 x8 x4 x1 part is more important than the 2.0 1.0 part as far as figuring out what will work in what slot.
Jan 21, 2012, 4:15 PM
This topic has been closed by
Can't find your answer ? Ask !
Get the answer
Jan 21, 2012, 4:26 PM
Best answer selected by mousemonkey.
Ask a new question
Will this card work on my pc
Intel DG41CN Mobo Gfx card compatability..
PCIe x16 work with PCIe 2.0 x16?
Does my PC with PCIe 1.0a x1 work with any graphics card?!?
Ready to go for PCIE 2.1 or PCIE 3.0
Can a PCIe x1 card work in a PCIe x16?
Will A hd 7750 work in ap pcie 1.0 x16 slot and 2 gb ram?
Will a pcie x16 work in a pcie 2 0 x16 slot? and I'm not sure about this crossfi
HD Radeon 5xxx PCIe V2.1 compatibility on PCIe V2 mobo slot
Pcie slots dont work
Will a PCIe 3.0 card work in a PCIe x16 slot?
Will a PCIe 1.0 card work in a 3.0 slot?
Will a pcie 2.0 card work with the pcie 1.0 slot
Will a PCIe 3.0 x16 card work in a PCIe 2.0 x16 slot?
PCIe x2 graphics card in PCIe x1 slot
PCI, PCIe confusion - what graphics card will fit...
Will an x16 2.0 card work in an x16 1.1 slot?
PCIE 2.1 CARD IN AN 1.1 SLOT????
Can a pcie x1 slot card work in a gen2 x16 slot
Subscribe to our newsletter
icon arrow stem circle
About Tom's Hardware
Licensing and Reprints
Other Shopsavvy sites
© 2017 Purch All Rights Reserved.