Radeon 7870 on pci-e 2.0?? Tags: Graphics Cards Radeon Motherboards PCI Express Graphics Product Last response: April 9, 2013 7:57 AM in Graphics & Displays Share star293 April 18, 2012 4:18:18 PM Hi so i have this motherboard http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and i want to know if radeon 7870 is supported on this motherboard. Oh and im going to be purchasing asus 7870 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... and can someone tell me if it is a good brand? More about : radeon 7870 pci alvine a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard April 18, 2012 4:20:55 PM yes pcie is backwards compatible ricardois a b U Graphics card April 18, 2012 4:22:49 PM Yes this motherboard will support your 7870 normally, there will be no performance difference over a 3.0 slot, (at least for now this should change when Ivy Bridge is released). yes that asus gpu is very good, and will work flawlessly, you can buy both they will work perferctly, good gaming xD. Related resources Want to upgrade to HD 7870 , but my mobo doesn't has PCIe 3.0 x 16 slot - Forum Is Radeon HD 7870 Compatible to Gigabyte 78-Lmt-Usb3 Mobo ???????????? - Forum [HELP] HIS Radeon 7870 Fan Issue - Forum Intel i5-3570k and Radeon HD 7870 - Forum HIS IceQ Radeon 7870 Ghz Low FPS Problem - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Max1s a b U Graphics card April 18, 2012 4:22:59 PM Yeah it'll run fine on pice 2. simplesheep May 3, 2012 10:30:36 AM Im about to ask the same question, Im thinking to build a new tower in Dec 12. And im interesting in Bulldozer (AMD CPU), however atm most mob that support AMD FX is only run on PCI express 2.0. maza90210 April 9, 2013 7:57:47 AM simplesheep said:Im about to ask the same question, Im thinking to build a new tower in Dec 12. And im interesting in Bulldozer (AMD CPU), however atm most mob that support AMD FX is only run on PCI express 2.0. don't worry, it is backwards compatible, I was in the same situation Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumRadeon 7870 , Msi gtx 660ti, or evga gtx 660 ti FTW (2gb) ForumGTX 570 SC or Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition ForumHD 7870 on PCI-E 2.0 ForumWill ASUS M4A87TD Evo work with Radeon 7870 ? ForumRadeon HD 7870 or GTX 670 on GIGABYTE P55-USB3 motherboard ForumAMD Radeon 7870 or 7850 ForumGigabyte Radeon 7870 Problem.. ForumI7-2600k CPU w/ PCI-E 2.0 mobo slot & PCI-E 3.0 GPU compatibility Forum7870 crossfire on PCIE 2.0 /Z68 perfomance hit??? ForumPCI-E 2.0 AND 3.0 ForumPCIe 2.0 motherboard with PCIe 3.0 graphics card ForumRadeon hd 7870 running at PCIE 1.1 ForumIs my 7870 going bad? ForumMy game is telling me I need to install Physx, but I have an AMD card? ForumPCI-E PSU cable... How do I get around this problem? Can I? 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 !