Pci express 2.1 x16 ddr3 support vs ddr2 pci express x16 1.0 Tags: Graphics Cards DDR2 DDR3 Support Pci Express Graphics Last response: November 4, 2012 6:58 AM in Graphics & Displays Share Anonymous Graphics card Master November 4, 2012 6:49:20 AM Hello, I have a 256 ddr2 (PCI-E x16 1.0) MSI video card that has crashed and i want to change it with another one that has 1024 GDD3 (PCI-E x16 2.1). Are there compatibility issues ? More about : pci express x16 ddr3 support ddr2 pci express x16 | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove mactronix Graphics card Master November 4, 2012 6:58:39 AM It should be ok. Higher numbered versions of PCIE are meant to be backwards compatible with the lower numbered versions. It is always worth checking with the motherboard makers to check though. Mactronix | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Pci express 2.1 x16 ddr3 support vs ddr2 pci express x16 1.0> Related ressources: ForumPCI Express x16 vs 2.0 ForumDifference between PCI Express x16 and PCI Express 2.1 x16 ? ForumPCI express 2.0 x16 compatible with PCI express 1.0 a x16 ? ForumPci express 2.0 card in pci express 1.0 x16 slot Forum[Solved] PCI Express x16 vs . PCI Express 2.0 x16 ? ForumPCI Express 2.0 x16 vs PCI Express 2.1 x16 ForumPCI Express 2.1 x16 Compatibility ForumBest non-2.0 PCI Express x16 video card currently available? ForumBest graphics card for pci express 1.0 x16 Feb 2011 ForumIs Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT Supports for PCI Express x16 ForumPci express 2.1 vs x16 performance question ForumPCI EXPRESS x16 1.0 SLOT SUPPORTS PCI EXPRESS x16 3.0 GRAPHIC CARD ForumExpress 2.0 work at pci express x16 1.0 ForumPci express 2.0 card in pci express 1.0 x16 slot Forum2.1 x16 pci express in a 2.0 x16 computer ForumWill a BIOSTAR VA5573NHG1 Radeon HD 5570 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2 1 x16 HD ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix ForumMobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family Graphic Cards ForumDo all laptops have a PCI or PCIe slot(s)? ForumCan my motherboard support my graphics card? 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 !