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. 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. Related resources Sandy Bridge and PCIe 3.0 - Forum Sandy Bridge on Z77 ( PCIe 3.0 ) Motherboard - Forum Do sandy bridge -e processers support pcie 3.0 - Forum Sandy Bridge CPU with pcie 3.0 slot? - Forum Sandy Bridge vs Ivy Bridge and PCI-e 2.0 vs 3.0 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jaguarskx a c 318 à CPUs a c 318 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. rds1220 a c 134 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumOverclock snady bridge and forgo pcie 3.0 ? Longevity? ForumPCIe 3.0 on Sandy Bridge ? ForumSandy bridge and PCI-E x16 or USB 3.0 ForumSandy bridge can't support pci-e 3.0 ? ForumCan pcie 2.0x16 gpu can work with 3.0 x16 slot with core 3rd gen i3 processer on ForumSandy Bridge v Ivy Bridge for SolidWorks Simulation ForumSandy bridge ok on Z77? ForumDoes USB 3.0 port function with Sandy Bridge and z77 chipset? ForumSandy Bridge vs Ivy Bridge ? ForumWill I loose USB 3.0 when using Sandy Bridge processor with B75 chipset ForumHow does pci-e 2.0 and 3.0 work ? Forum212 evo fan replacement ForumCPU temperature too high with aftermarket cooling? ForumVideo is out of symc with audio ForumIvy bridge pentium vs ivy bridge i3 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !