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[Solved] PCI Express x16 vs. PCI Express 2.0 x16?

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
August 27, 2012 12:00:07 AM

will a pci express x16 slot support pci express 2.0 x16 video card?

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a c 105 U Graphics card
August 27, 2012 12:04:02 AM

Yes. Solved !
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a c 105 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 )
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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.
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