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Will you lose performance if you put a PCI-E 2.1 video card in a PCI-E 2.0 Board

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
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 ?

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April 1, 2012 12:06:44 AM

nope
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April 1, 2012 12:07:33 AM

No since there is no such thing as a PCI-e 2.1 slot on a motherboard.
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