Can I connect a PCIe 2.0 to a PCIe? Tags: Graphics Cards Connection Graphics Last response: March 8, 2012 7:56 PM in Graphics & Displays Share KieKazami March 8, 2012 7:40:15 PM I am building my own gaming PC and I wanted to know if I can connect a PCI Express 2.0 to a PCIe x1, x4, x16? The motherboard is ASUS Maximus IV Extreme B3 RoG Edition Motherboard - Socket H2 (LGA1155), Intel P67 Express, 2200Mhz DDR3 (O.C.), SATA 6.0 Gb/s, RAID, 8-CH Audio, Dual Gigabit LAN, SLI/CrossFire, USB 3.0, Bluetooth The graphics card I want to buy is NY VCGGTX560TXPB GeForce GTX 560 Ti Video Card - 1GB, GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.0 (x16), Dual DVI, HDMI, DirectX 11 More about : connect pcie pcie anort3 a c 257 U Graphics card March 8, 2012 7:56:58 PM The GTX560 Ti will work fine with that motherboard. It goes in the PCI-Express x16 slot. PCI-Express is backwards compatible but you don't even have to worry about that as the board and the card are both version 2. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources GPUs connected to PCIe 3.0 showing as connected to PCIe 2.0 Forum SolvedPlease help, I have a mobo that has a pcie 3.0 x16 and pcie 2.0 x4. I want to crossfire 270x, will the performance suffer? Forum SolvedDoes my motherboard has PCIe-2.0 slot? Forum SolvedGTX 780 PCI-E 2.0 x8 Performance Question Forum SolvedPcie 2.0 Problem Forum SolvedPCI-E 2.0 vs PCI-E 3.0 Forum SolvedM3A79 T-Deluxe PCIe 2.0 vs 3.0 Forum SolvedPCI-E 2.0 GPU on 1.0 motherboard? Forum SolvedPCIe-2.0 x16 (x4 mode) Scaling Bandwidth Ratio Forum Solvedpcie 2.0 or pcie 3.0 Forum SolvedGTX 660 ''Please power down and connect the pcie power cables for this card'' Forum SolvedWill a pcie 3.0 GPU work in a 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedDo I need a Ivy Bridge CPU in order to run a PCIE 3.0 Card in a PCIE 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedWill a R9 270x which a PCI-E 3.0 card apply to a PCI-E 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedBest PCI-e x16 2.0 ONLY Graphics card? Forum Solveddiffrence btween pci-e 2.0 and 3.0 in performance Forum SolvedPCIe 3.0 on a PCIe 2.0 motherboard... Will it bottleneck/be compatible? Forum SolvedWill a PCIe 3.0 work in a PCIe 2.0 motherboard Forum SolvedCompatibility of PCI Express 2.0 X 16 and PCIE 16 Forum SolvedR9 280x Crossfire with ASUS M5A97 R2.0 (PCIe x16 / x4) Forum 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 !