Articles & News
Graphics & Displays
Tom's IT Pro
Login | Sign Up
The authority on tech
Will you lose performance if you put a PCI-E 2.1 video card in a PCI-E 2.0 Board
Mar 31, 2012, 11:56 PM
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 ?
Apr 1, 2012
will lose performance video card board
Apr 1, 2012, 12:06 AM
Apr 1, 2012, 12:07 AM
No since there is no such thing as a PCI-e 2.1 slot on a motherboard.
Can't find your answer ? Ask !
Get the answer
Ask a new question
Any performance lost running GeForce GTX 460 on PCI E 1.0a motherboard?
Will PCI-E 1.0 effect this card performance ?
PCIe 3 vs 2 Video Card
PCI-E 3.0 Video card...on a PCI-E 2.0 m-board???
Will my motherboard support this video card?
PCI-e video card and motherboard
Will a PCI-E 2.0 video card work in PCI-E 1.0 slot?
Can an old PCI 1.x motherboard use a PCI 2.0 video card?
Pci-x video card
My motherboard has PCIE 1.0 and My video Card Is PCIE 2.1..? HElp?
PCI-E 2.0 motherboard can support a PCI-E 2.1 video card???
Which video card for use with Asus P8z77-i
Video card performance cut in half
New video card suggestions
WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO PERFORMANCE WITH PCI EXPRESS 2.0 VIDEO CARD IN PCI EXPRESS M
Can the mobo hinder the performance of your video card?
Please help me to video card
Putting the video card on secondary PCI Ex slot impact performance?
Picking a Video card
Can I use this Video Card?
Subscribe to our newsletter
icon arrow stem circle
About Tom's Hardware
Licensing and Reprints
Other Shopsavvy sites
© 2018 Purch All Rights Reserved.