Will a pcie 2.1 x16 run in a pcie xi6 slot Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: August 3, 2012 4:25 PM in Graphics & Displays Share bazilbrush57 August 3, 2012 8:51:52 AM can i use a pcie 2.1 x 16 or 2.0 x16 in a pcie x 16 slot More about : pcie x16 run pcie xi6 slot akxpckwb a b U Graphics card August 3, 2012 10:04:58 AM Yes. PCI-e are backwards compatible Gman450 a b U Graphics card August 3, 2012 4:25:02 PM The PCI-E slots are backwards compatible, but there will be a problem regarding bandwidth. Also, do you mean a PCI-E 1.0 or a 1.1 X 16? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedcan a pcie 2.1 fit in a x16 slot Forum SolvedPCIe 2.1 Card in motherboard with PCIe x16 slot Forum SolvedPCI-E 2.1 on PCI-E 1.0 x16 slot Forum SolvedWill a PCI-E 2.1 GPU work in a PCIE x16 Slot? [M4N68T-M] Forum Will my mobo 1 x PCI-E x16 Slot work with a 2.1 gpu PCI-E card? Forum SolvedI just asked a support person what i kind of new graphics card i can put on my computer... Replied with PCIe X16 slot (Run un Forum PCIe 3.0 x8 card in PCIe 2.0 x16 slot: will it run in PCIe 2.0 x8 or x16 mode? Forum Are PCIE x16 2.1 cards bottlenecked by PCIE x16 1.0 slots? Forum SolvedRunning video card in PCIe 2.0 x16 slot Forum Solvedis it worth running pci-e 3.0 card on a pci-e x16 slot Forum Does a Dual GPU run at x8 or x16 When Inserted In PCI-E Black Slot? Forum SolvedGPU at PCIE 2.0 x16 Slot running at x4! Forum Will a PCIe x16 slot with 4x electric run a 8600gt? Forum 7950 pcie slot running at x8 instead of x16 Forum PCI-E runs x8 in x16 slot Forum PCI-E x16 slot only running at x8 Forum PCIE x16 slot running at x8 why? Forum SolvedGPU using pcie x8 on a pcie x16 slot Forum SolvedDoes pcie 2.0 card performance get low if it is fit in pcie x16 1.0 slot? Forum SolvedQuestion about using a PCI-E x1 NIC in a PIC-E 2.0 x16 slot. Forum 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 !