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Nvidia new GPUs(7xx series?) on PCIe 2.0?

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Last response: in Graphics Cards
November 1, 2012 2:05:53 PM


As the title says, is there any info on if the new series of GPUs 7xx(assuming they continue with the "model number" trends) will run(read: reach near-maximum capacity) on PCIe 2.0 still?

My current PC:

ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution
i5-2500k @ 4.3 GHz
ASUS GTX 580 DirectCU II 1.5GB
Kingston HyperX 1333 MHz 2x 4GB
OCZ Agility 3 120GB SSD
WD Caviar Black 1GB 7200RPM
Corsair 750W 750TX

Just wondering, I would have to probably replace CPU, MoBo, GPU and RAM then :/ 


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November 1, 2012 2:10:18 PM

PCIe is both forward and backwards compatible, so you should be fine. Unless it comes out on PCIe 4.0, which will be unlikely.
November 1, 2012 2:13:53 PM

So there shouldn't be any issues of my MoBo being the bottleneck, that's good. Might snatch a 770(or equivalent to current 670) somewhere near the summer next year and be ready for Battlefield 4 <3
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November 1, 2012 2:19:34 PM

since the GTX 600 series are backwards compatible with PCIe 1.0, i would assume that the 700 series will be backwards compatible with PCIe 2.0
November 1, 2012 3:14:13 PM

since the motherboard has PCI-E x16 slot, as long as the graphics card you want to use belongs to PCI-E x16 interface, generally speaking, you can use the graphics card in your MB without problems .there will be just different in the frames transporting speed to the card.