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a b U Graphics card
November 26, 2012 8:01:55 AM

I have pcie x16 2.0 slot and want to buy a pcie x16 3.0 card what disadvantages would I have over a pcie x16 3.0 slot?

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a b U Graphics card
November 26, 2012 8:08:56 AM

None what so ever. No card fully saturates pci-e 2.0 x16, not even the gtx 690.
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a b U Graphics card
November 26, 2012 8:27:30 AM

Not even with the one with bus width 384bit.
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a b U Graphics card
November 27, 2012 7:22:08 AM

Nope. I know someone with quad fire 7970 384bit cards and no difference. Now pic-e 2.0 x8 you can run into bandwidth limitations.
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a b U Graphics card
November 27, 2012 7:46:33 AM

Best answer selected by Xttony.
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