Closed Can I use my PCI-E 3 card with my Nehalem processor? Tags: Graphics Cards PCI Express Nehalem Graphics Last response: December 5, 2012 9:59 PM in Graphics & Displays Share Raikoh December 5, 2012 6:18:31 AM I have an older Intel Nehalem i7 on an EVGA x58 motherboard. I just bought a GTX 670 FTW+ (a PCI-E 3 card). I plan on building the rest of the computer later, and while I wait for more funds, can I use this card in my current system? More about : pci card nehalem processor Pinhedd a c 115 U Graphics card December 5, 2012 6:35:10 AM Yes, PCIe 3.0 is fully forward and backward compatible Score 0 Best solution esrever a c 92 U Graphics card December 5, 2012 6:36:07 AM there will be no problems. And the card will run at maximum speeds as well. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Raikoh December 5, 2012 8:57:07 PM Best answer selected by Raikoh. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWill the Asus FM2+ Motherboards support a PCIe 3.0 Card while running a Fm2 Processor? Forum SolvedHow do I use pci-e 3.0 on my gfx card? Forum Can you use a pcie 3 card in a pcie 2 slot? Forum Solveddoes Geforce GTX 760 use pcie 3.0 X16 or 3.0 X8 Forum Can i use a pci express x1 USB 3 adapter card in a pcie x16 slott Forum SolvedWill putting a PCIe 3.0 GPU into a PCI3 2.0 slot produce a performance bottleneck if I have a 2500k processor? Forum Should I use PCIe 1x or 16x for dual-port USB3 card? Forum SolvedCan I use two PCI-E cables from my PSU for the same graphics card? Forum SolvedIs it okay to use two separate PCI-E cables to power card? Forum Can I use 3rd PCI-E slot for single graphics card? Forum SolvedCan I use both PCIe 3.0x16 and PCIe 2.0x16? Forum SolvedPCIe 3.0 x16 Graphic card on PCIe 1.0 Forum SolvedDo I need a Ivy Bridge CPU in order to run a PCIE 3.0 Card in a PCIE 2.0 slot? Forum SolvedI use laptop for college, open 6-7 pages, is i3 processor with 4gb enough for win 8 Forum SolvedWill a R9 270x which a PCI-E 3.0 card apply to a PCI-E 2.0 slot? Forum Solvedwhen installing hd7770 graphic card on gigabyte b75m d3h motherboard it is blocking one of the two pcie X1 slot Forum SolvedCan a PCIE 3.0 Graphic card fit on my Pcie 1.0 Slot of my Motherboard Forum SolvedWill a PCIe 3.0 graphics card work in a HP ProLiant DL160 G6 Forum SolvedPCIe 3.0 graphics card in a PCIe 1.0 PCie slot. Forum Solvedcannot use pcie 3.0 on my pc Forum 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 !