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If i put a PCI express 3.0 into a express 2.0 slot will it work?

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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

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October 13, 2012 10:40:13 PM
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yes it will work
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October 14, 2012 3:03:11 AM

+1^
PCIe is backward compatible.
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October 14, 2012 2:18:28 PM

So I don't need an adapter?
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
October 14, 2012 2:28:13 PM

Thank you for the assistance. TheBigTroll and clutchc.
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a b V Motherboard
October 14, 2012 2:53:03 PM

no problem
October 21, 2012 11:06:16 PM

Best answer selected by TheM1nd.
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