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Will PCIE2.0 work on a PCIE3.0?

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October 8, 2012 8:07:14 PM

Hey guys im building an IVY BRIDGE CPU w/ Z77 motherboard. Now, the Z77 motherboard comes with 3 PCIE 3.0 sockets.

My question is will the older version (PCIE2.0 x16) work on the new PCIE3.0 x 16?

THank you so much for your answer!

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October 8, 2012 8:10:51 PM

its all backward compatible, 1-2% difference in a few games, but its mostly for marketing
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October 8, 2012 8:14:15 PM

BeastLeeX said:
its all backward compatible, 1-2% difference in a few games, but its mostly for marketing



Thank you LEE!
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October 8, 2012 8:43:27 PM

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