Solved PCIE Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Last response: November 27, 2012 7:46 AM in Graphics & Displays Share Xttony 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? More about : pcie Best solution Swolern 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. Xttony a b U Graphics card November 26, 2012 8:27:30 AM Not even with the one with bus width 384bit. Related resources 6pin pcie into 8pin mobo, "noob" looking for advice - Forum Thermaltake 850w PCI-E question - Forum PCIE 2.1 CARD IN AN 1.1 SLOT???? - Forum Will a PCIe 3.0 card work in a PCIe x16 slot? - Forum Sabertooth z77 pcie 3.0 only showing 8x link width in GPU-Z - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Swolern 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. Xttony a b U Graphics card November 27, 2012 7:46:33 AM Best answer selected by Xttony. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum[Motherboard] Gigabyte Z77X-UD5H PCIE x1 issue Forum2.1 graphics card on a 1.1 PCI-E slot ForumPC wont boot with PCI-E express cables plugged into GPU ForumQuestions about crossfiring 7850's and PCIe speeds. ForumPCIe : Can I connect more than one device on one lane? ForumAsus P8Z68-V Pro Gen3 ??? re PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16_2 slot ForumPCI-E 3.0 (x16) Graphics Card in PCI 2.0 x16 slot possible? ForumIs it worth using a PCI-E 2.0 Graphics Card on a 2.0 Slot? ForumPCIe 3.0 recommendation for a controller Forum7970 Vapor-X PCIE Question ForumSabertooth Z77 won't use PCIE #1 as primary ForumUpgrade from AGP to PCIE ForumQuestion about the PCIe x16 slots? ForumMy game is telling me I need to install Physx, but I have an AMD 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 !