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 Yes, they're compatible. PCIe 3.0 is completely backwards compatible with PCIe 2.0. No worries. Share hakuna-matata August 9, 2012 6:30:33 PM Thanks man!! m 0 l Related resources Is my motherboard IB compatible? - Forum GTX 570 Price Drop vs Radeon HD 7850 - Which to pair with IB CPU? - Forum First build check and SB/IB CPU questiion - Forum ASUS R9 280X compatibility/ driver problem (AHCI) - Forum Chipset question with IB CPU - 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=... m 0 l DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs August 9, 2012 6:31:41 PM You're welcome. m 0 l DJDeCiBeL a c 283 à CPUs August 9, 2012 6:34:52 PM It'll be fine as well. m 0 l hakuna-matata August 9, 2012 6:35:16 PM Best answer selected by hakuna-matata. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCPU Compatibility with DRR memory Forum Help Me Pick My IB CPU! 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 SB to IB CPU upgrade (Sager) Forum CPU Upgrade: SBE? 2600K? IB? Forum SolvedCase and CPU Fan question and compatibility? Help please Forum Kingston sets compatible ? Intel IB setup. Forum SolvedCPU Compatibility Help! Forum SolvedCPU compatibility help Forum SolvedRam and CPU Compatibility Forum SolvedMSI Z87-G45 gaming mobo and i5-4690k CPU compatibility Forum SolvedCPU Compatibility (Asus Computer) Forum SolvedCPU and MOBO compatibility Forum SolvedCPU compatibility on motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !