PCI-E 3.0 fit to PCI-E 2.0 slot

I've got a Gateway FX530XG. The Spec's say I have one x16 PCI Express slot but it doesn't say weather it is 2.0 or 3.0. It also say's that I have three conventional PCI 2.3 slots. I would like to know If I buy a G-force GTX 650 ti card that is a 3.0 card will it work or should I buy the G-Force GTX 560 ti card that say's its a PCI Express 2.0 card.
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  1. yes you can put a 3.0 in a 2.0 slot but it will run at 2.0 speeds.
    its backwards compatible.
  2. Also, keep in mind... there's no difference yet between 2.0 and 3.0 speeds. You will see NO difference between a 650ti in a 3.0 and one in a 2.0.
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