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Pci-e 3.0 work with sandy bridge?
Oct 21, 2012, 8:54 PM
I have a 3.0 mobo sandy bridge cpu and a 3.0 video card would this work? I heard pci-e 3.0 is backward compatible
Oct 22, 2012
work sandy bridge
Oct 21, 2012, 8:58 PM
Yes it will work without any problem. No performance hit at all. Still to early for the PCIE to be well implemented.
Oct 21, 2012, 9:11 PM
Yes, its backwards compatible and depending on the card you use, you won't see a deficit.
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Oct 22, 2012, 5:26 AM
Yes, it will work, but only in PCI-e 2.0 mode. Not a big deal since it will probably take another 2 years before very high end cards will be limited by PCI-e 2.0.
Oct 22, 2012, 5:33 AM
Yes it will but it doesn't really matter right now since programs don't even max out PCI-e 2.0 bandwith.
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