Im Confused! PCI Express 2.0 Motherboard compatible with 3.0 Graphics? Tags: Graphics Cards Compatibility Motherboards PCI Express Graphics Product Last response: January 21, 2013 5:28 PM in Graphics & Displays Share DeutscheJunge097 January 21, 2013 5:14:02 PM Im planning on building my own computer well im confused because the motherboard im interested in says it has PCI Express 2.0 but the Graphics Card say its a 3.0. Do I need a Motherboard with 3.0? Heres the motherboard Im interested in : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Heres the Graphics Card Im interested in : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... If there not compatible could you recommend one for me. More about : confused pci express motherboard compatible graphics johnsonjohnson a b U Graphics card a b V Motherboard January 21, 2013 5:28:47 PM Hi. They're compatible. Edit: The HD 7850 2GB can often be had for the same price after rebate. I'd pay less for a 1GB version or pay $20 more for a GTX 660. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPCI express 3.0 Graphics Cards vs PCI express 2.0 Graphics Cards ForumPCI Express 2.0 x 16 Graphics card can supports PCI Express 3.0 x 16? ForumPCI Express x16 or x16 2.0 Motherboard ForumWill a PCI Express 3.0 x16 Graphics Card work with a PCI Express 2.0 x16 ForumExpress 2.0 vs pci express 3.0 ForumPCI Express 3.0 on 2.0 ? ForumCan i install a pci -e x16 3.0 graphics card in a pci -e x16 2.0 motherboard ?? ForumPCI-Express 3.0 Forumpci express 2.0 motherboard should i wait to upgrade ? ForumReally confused about PCI Express 3.0 ForumPci Express 2.0 vs 3.0 backwards compatible ForumBest non- 2.0 PCI Express x16 video card currently available? ForumGTX680: Still confused by 2.0 vs 3.0 PCI ForumWill pci express 3.0 x16 card work in pci 2.0 x16 slot? ForumPci 2.0 compatibality to 3.0 pci express ForumWhat PCI-Express graphics cards are first generation? Forum7970 Dual. Forum[Solved] It there a difference between video cards with the same GPU/Chipset? ForumIntel graphics: 3 monitor setup by splitting DisplayPort, in light of the recent ForumGet graphics card now or March? 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 !