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Can i install a pci-e x16 3.0 graphics card in a pci-e x16 2.0 motherboard ??

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December 3, 2012 1:36:00 PM

Hello,

Asus P8H67 M Evo
INTEL CORE i5-2400 @3.8 ghz

graphics card:Ge force gtx 650 Ti (pci-e 3.0)
CORSAIR 16Gib
a b U Graphics card
December 3, 2012 4:46:52 PM

yes you can, im using a gtx 670 on a 2-3 years old mobo wit 2.0 and its working.
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December 3, 2012 9:48:33 PM

Yes. PCI Express versions are backward compatible. PCIe 3.0 cards will operate at whatever bandwidth the board provides. In your case, the card will operate at the 2.0 bandwidth.
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