Solved IB cpu & driver compatibility Tags: CPUs Compatibility Intel i5 Last response: August 9, 2012 6:35 PM in CPUs Share hakuna-matata August 9, 2012 6:25:40 PM i am planning to buy these :IB i5-3450 and msi N560GTX-M2D1GD5 : http://www.msi.com/product/vga/N560GTX-M2D1GD5.html#?di... In specs of GPU, it says pci 2.0 Are both compatible with each other?? More about : cpu driver compatibility Best solution DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs August 9, 2012 6:29:26 PM Share Yes, they're compatible. PCIe 3.0 is completely backwards compatible with PCIe 2.0. No worries. hakuna-matata August 9, 2012 6:30:33 PM Thanks man!! Related resources Chipset question with IB CPU - Forum Use SB CPU in IB mobo - Forum Non-K IB CPU + H77 or K IB CPU + Z77? (+ some general advice needed) - Forum Reasonable cpu now. upgrade to ib in future? - Forum CPU Upgrade: SBE? 2600K? IB ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hakuna-matata August 9, 2012 6:31:20 PM DJDeCiBeL said:Yes, they're compatible. PCIe 3.0 is completely backwards compatible with PCIe 2.0. No worries. Also, how's this mobo compatible with these 2: Gigabyte : http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=... DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs August 9, 2012 6:31:41 PM You're welcome. DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs August 9, 2012 6:34:52 PM It'll be fine as well. hakuna-matata August 9, 2012 6:35:16 PM Best answer selected by hakuna-matata. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SB to IB CPU upgrade (Sager) Forum Official IB Thread Discussion Forum PSU Help Forum New CPU & MoBo or GPU and MoBo? Forum Need to find out ram compatibility Forum Enlight 350W PSU Powered off & will not Power back on again!! Forum I3 - 2120 Multiplier Drop & Block Raise Under load Forum Corsair Builder 500w V2 for GTX 460 SE & Q6600? Forum Do i need to install Intels Graphics Driver? Forum Suggestion for a proc & mbo for running vmware 3 os Forum PSU HELP!!! Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !