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PCI-E 3.0 fit to PCI-E 2.0 slot

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June 28, 2012 7:02:16 AM

im thinking of buying a sapphire hd 7750 1gb but it says that it fits to pci-e 3.0 x16 slot and i have a pci-e 2.0 x16 slot, so will it fit for me?

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June 28, 2012 7:10:10 AM

its backwards compatible. it will work
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June 28, 2012 7:11:39 AM

PCIE 3.0 and 2.0 uses the same slot. The only differences is their bus speed. So if you plug a PCIE 3.0 card in PCIE 2.0 slot, then you'll have 2.0 speed (5GT/s) instead of 3.0 (8GT/s).
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June 28, 2012 7:12:29 AM

great thanks!
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June 28, 2012 7:24:52 AM

all PCI-E graphics cards works with all PCI-E mother boards
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