Solved If i put a PCI express 3.0 into a express 2.0 slot will it work? Tags: Graphics Cards Motherboards PCI Express Graphics Last response: October 21, 2012 11:06 PM in Graphics & Displays Share TheM1nd October 13, 2012 10:38:47 PM If i put a PCI express 3.0 into a express 2.0 slot will it work? The video card has an express 3.0 slot and the motherboard has an express 2.0 More about : put pci express express slot work Best solution TheBigTroll a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard October 13, 2012 10:40:13 PM Share yes it will work clutchc a c 207 U Graphics card a c 330 V Motherboard October 14, 2012 3:03:11 AM +1^ PCIe is backward compatible. Related resources PCI Express 3.0 in a 2.0 Slot (Performance) - Forum Will pci express 3.0 x16 card work in pci 2.0 x16 slot ? - Forum Will this PCI Express 3.0 card work in my 2.0 slot ? - Forum PCI Express 2.0 vs. PCI Express 3.0 - Forum This blue thing is a PCI Express 2.0 slot ... right? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer TheM1nd October 14, 2012 2:18:28 PM So I don't need an adapter? TheBigTroll a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard October 14, 2012 2:21:10 PM no. there are no adaptors. the video card will just work no problem TheM1nd October 14, 2012 2:28:13 PM Thank you for the assistance. TheBigTroll and clutchc. TheBigTroll a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard October 14, 2012 2:53:03 PM no problem TheM1nd October 21, 2012 11:06:16 PM Best answer selected by TheM1nd. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can a PCI Express 3.0 x16 work in a PCI Express 2.0 x16 PCI Express 2. Forum Will a PCI Express 3.0 x16 Graphics Card work with a PCI Express 2.0 x16 Forum Does a pci express x16 3.0 graphic card works on pci express x16 1.0 slot ? Forum PCI EXPRESS x16 1.0 SLOT SUPPORTS PCI EXPRESS x16 3.0 GRAPHIC CARD Forum An PCI Express 3.0 card on a PCIe 1.1 slot - compatible? Performance? Forum Does it matter which pci express slot I use? Forum PCI express 3.0 Graphics Cards vs PCI express 2.0 Graphics Cards Forum Express 2.0 vs pci express 3.0 Forum GTX680 using PCI 2.0 Express vs 3.0 Express Forum PCI Express 2.0 x16 dual graphics support? Forum Pci express 3.0 compatiable with 2.0 Forum Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 PCI Express 3.0 Support Forum Can i fit a pci -e 3.0 in a 2.0 x16 slot ? Forum No POST with new video card Forum [Solved] Will hd radeon 7770 work on pcie 1 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 !