[Solved] PCI Express x16 vs. PCI Express 2.0 x16? Tags: Graphics Cards Support PCI Express Graphics Last response: August 27, 2012 12:08 AM in Graphics & Displays Share Cmack August 27, 2012 12:00:07 AM will a pci express x16 slot support pci express 2.0 x16 video card? More about : solved pci express x16 pci express x16 GreenDutchAlien a c 104 U Graphics card August 27, 2012 12:04:02 AM Yes. Solved ! m 0 l GreenDutchAlien a c 104 U Graphics card August 27, 2012 12:04:58 AM Sorry, yes pci-e slots are backwards compatible, so an 2.0 version will work with 1.0. ( 2.1 sometimes gives compatibility problems with 1.0 though ) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer edgewood112358 August 27, 2012 12:08:48 AM GreenDutchAlien said:Sorry, yes pci-e slots are backwards compatible, so an 2.0 version will work with 1.0. ( 2.1 sometimes gives compatibility problems with 1.0 though ) Gotta love backwards compatibility and industry standardization! But yes, robjordy is absolutely correct, a 2.0 card will work in any version of a PCI express x16 slot. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedgtx 760 2GB vs 4GB on pci express 2.0 x16 Forum SolvedPCI Express x16 1.0 v/s PCI Express 2.0 x16 Forum SolvedNVIDIA GTX 670 PCI Express 2.0 scaling on x16 vs x8 Forum PCI Express 2.0 x16 vs PCI Express 2.1 x16 Forum PCI Express 2.0 x16 vs PCi Express 2.0 x8 Forum PCI Express x16 vs 2.0 Forum PCI Express 2.0 x16 vs PCI Express x16 Forum pci express x16 vs pci express 2.0 Forum SolvedWill pci express 3.0 x16 card work in pci 2.0 x16 slot? Forum SolvedPCI Express 3.0 x16 graphic card on PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot? Forum Solved3.0 GPU into a PCI Express 2.0 x16 Mobo Forum SolvedPCI Express 2.0 x16 GPU that will run SWTOR on max settings Forum SolvedPCI-Express x16 and One PCI Express 2.0 ×16 questions Forum SolvedHow can I tell if my motherboard has a PCI Express x16 2.0 graphics slot or a 3.0 graphics slot? Forum SolvedBest Graphics Card for PCI Express x16 2.0 DDR3 Forum SolvedWill this graphic card work the same in the PCI Express 2.0 x16 1(running at x4) slot? Forum SolvedWill a PCI Express 3.0 video card work on a pci 2.0 x16 mother board with the same performance as it works on a pci 3.0 mobo Forum SolvedHalf Length pci express x16 2.0 slot?? Forum SolvedIm looking for a PCI Express 2.0 or 3.0 x16 to USB converter Forum SolvedWill PCI Express 3.0 x16 work with PCIe 2.0 x16? 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 !