Pci-e 3.0 work with sandy bridge? Tags: CPUs PCI Express Sandy Bridge Graphics Cards Compatibility Last response: October 22, 2012 5:33 AM in CPUs Share neckneck October 21, 2012 8:54:26 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 More about : pci work sandy bridge ilysaml a b à CPUs a c 143 U Graphics card October 21, 2012 8:58:08 PM Yes it will work without any problem. No performance hit at all. Still to early for the PCIE to be well implemented. m 0 l maestro0428 a b à CPUs a b U Graphics card October 21, 2012 9:11:36 PM Yes, its backwards compatible and depending on the card you use, you won't see a deficit. m 0 l Related resources Sandy Bridge and PCIe 3.0 - Forum Sandy Bridge CPU with pcie 3.0 slot? - Forum Do sandy bridge-e processers support pcie 3.0 - Forum Sandy bridge and PCI-E x16 or USB 3.0 - Forum Do I lose USB 3.0 if i put Sandy Bridge on Z77 mobo? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jaguarskx a c 478 à CPUs a c 363 U Graphics card October 22, 2012 5:26:05 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. m 0 l rds1220 a c 146 à CPUs October 22, 2012 5:33:08 AM Yes it will but it doesn't really matter right now since programs don't even max out PCI-e 2.0 bandwith. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDo I need a Ivy Bridge CPU in order to run a PCIE 3.0 Card in a PCIE 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedWill the new Intel Core i7 Sandy Bridge 6 core CPU work with my Asus Sabertooth X79 Mobo? Forum i5-2400 (1150 socket) Sandy Bridge & Sapphire Radeon hd7750 PCIe 3.00 Forum SolvedWill it work? ASRock Extreme4-Sandy bridge-USB ports? Forum 2 X PCI-E slots Z77X-UP5 TH Sandy Bridge Forum Solvedwill a pci-e 3.0 graphic card work on pci-e x16 ? Forum SolvedUsing PCI-E 3.0 port without Ivy Bridge Forum Does USB 3.0 port function with Sandy Bridge and z77 chipset? Forum SolvedWill a pcie 3.0x16 gpu work on a fm2 cpu build? Forum SolvedWill a pcie 3.0 GPU work in a 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedWill a PCIe 3.0 graphics card work in a HP ProLiant DL160 G6 Forum Will I loose USB3.0 when using Sandy Bridge processor with B75 chipset Forum SolvedSandy Bridge K Series for Work Forum SolvedWill a PCIe 3.0 work in a PCIe 2.0 motherboard Forum Sandy bridge cant handle pci-e x16 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !