Will you lose performance if you put a PCI-E 2.1 video card in a PCI-E 2.0 Board Tags: Graphics Cards Performance Motherboards PCI Express Graphics Last response: April 1, 2012 12:07 AM in Graphics & Displays Share MrOwnageQc March 31, 2012 11:56:15 PM Hello, I wanna buy a Radeon HD 6870 2GB PCI-E 2.1, but my motherboard only supports PCI-E 2.0. Will I lose a lot of performance if I put this card in my motherboard ? More about : lose performance put pci video card pci board Pinhedd a c 103 U Graphics card a c 135 V Motherboard April 1, 2012 12:06:44 AM nope jaguarskx a c 353 U Graphics card a b V Motherboard April 1, 2012 12:07:33 AM No since there is no such thing as a PCI-e 2.1 slot on a motherboard. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumPCIe 2.1 card in 2.0 slot running at x8 ForumPcie 2.1 card on pcie 1.0 ForumHD 7770 on PCIE 3.0 or HD 6850 on PCIE 2.0 / 2.1 (both stock speeds)? ForumTrying to install a SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6850 PCI-E 2.1 card on GF8200A ForumPci-e 1.0 and 2.1 ForumCan i plug a pcie 2.1 video card into a 2.0 slot? ForumWill a PCI-e 2 x16 graphics card work on a PCI-e x16 board ? ForumMy motherboard has PCIE 1.0 and My video Card Is PCIE 2.1 ..? HElp? ForumIs my MotherBoard compatible with PCI-E 2.0 / 2.1 ? ForumShould we wait for PCI-e 2.0 ? Forum2x OnBoard SATAIII Raid0 vs. 4x SATAIII on PCIe 2.0 Card ForumPCI e 2.1 cards in pci e 2.0 motherboards? ForumPlease help me choosing a GFX Card ForumGraphics card for new Dell Optiplex 790 windows7 ForumHP Pavilion 6653W Graphics Card Upgrade? ForumAre GPU manufacturers creating a faux tiered system of performance? Forum3.0 AGP Card for 865GBF motherboard with Hyperthreadin Windoows7 32bit Forum1 gb graphic card for window-vista/xp /7 for processor dual core 3 00ghz ForumWill the Radeon HD 5670 run on pci e x16? ForumIf I plug in my headphones to my monitor, that is connected to my XFX HD 6870 vi 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 !