PCI Express 3.0 in a 2.0 Slot (Performance)

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I know a PCI Express 3.0 will work in a 2.0 slot, but will there be a noticeable performance decrease that I should be worried about?
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  1. no, i mean, of course it would work at full potential on 3.0, but even in 2.0 the performance will be great.
  2. When you move up to the highest end cards there is a small but noticeable difference. With lower end cards that goes away. This will answer all your questions on the subject.

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