PCI-E 3.0 fit to PCI-E 2.0 slot Tags: Radeon Sapphire HD PCI Express Graphics Last response: June 28, 2012 7:24 AM in Graphics & Displays Share masta d 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? More about : pci fit pci slot dudewitbow June 28, 2012 7:10:10 AM its backwards compatible. it will work keigo_kanzaki 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). Related resources Can i fit a pci-e 3.0 in a 2.0 x16 slot ? - Forum Pcie 3.0 card fit pcie 2.0 mobo slot ? - Forum PCI-E 3.0 fit to PCI-E 2.0 slot - Forum Card wont fit in PCIe 3.0 slot - Forum Will Pcie 2.0 work in a Pcie 3.0 slot ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer masta d June 28, 2012 7:12:29 AM great thanks! oxford373 June 28, 2012 7:24:52 AM all PCI-E graphics cards works with all PCI-E mother boards Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPCIe 2.0 controller on PCIe 1.0 x16 slot ForumWill PCI-E x1 card fit in a PCI-e 2.0 x16 slot ? ForumASROCK P67 Extreme4 Gen3 PCIe 3.0 slot not detecting GPU ForumPCI-E3.0 (x16) Graphics Card in PCI 2.0 x16 slot possible? ForumPCIe3.0 card in PCIe2.0 slot ForumPCIe 2.0 x16 (4x mode) vs. PCIe 3.0 x16 for SLI Forum3.0 PCIe Card in 2.0 Slot ForumPCiE 2.0 graphics card in PCiE 3.0 slot , will it work? ForumCan i install a pci-e 3.0 in a 2.0 slot ForumI7-2600k CPU w/ PCI-E 2.0 mobo slot & PCI-E 3.0 GPU compatibility ForumGPU Showing as Pcie 2.0 slot when its in a Pcie 3.0 slot in Catalyst ForumDoes SLI work if you have a motherboard with a PCI-E slot 2.0 x16 and 3.0 x16? ForumCan i use PCIe3.0 slot in PCie 2.0 mod? ForumIs there a way to get a PCI-E 1.0 card to fit a PCI-E 2.0 Slot ? ForumConcerned 7970 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 !