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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources is pci express 3.0 graphics card compatible with pci express 2.0 motherboard Forum SolvedHow can I tell if my motherboard has a PCI Express x16 2.0 graphics slot or a 3.0 graphics slot? Forum SolvedCan a pci express 2.0 processor work with a pci express 3.0 motherboard and a 3.0 graphics card? Forum can i fit the graphics card 3.0 in motherboard DG41RQ in pci express 2.0 Forum Will a graphics card with a pci express 3.0 x16 work with a motherboard with a pci express 2.0 x15? Forum Asus Motherboard express 2.0 to pci-e 3.0 graphics card Forum SolvedWould PCI E 2.0 CPU be compatible with PCI E 3.0 Motherboard and PCI E 3.0 Graphics card? Forum motherboard has 2.0 pci express x16 BUT graphics card has 3.0 x16 pci express Forum SolvedAre pci 3.0 graphics card backward compatible to 2.0 motherboards? Forum SolvedIm looking for a PCI Express 2.0 or 3.0 x16 to USB converter Forum SolvedDoes p7-1187c have a PCI express or 2.0 or 3.0 motherboard? Forum SolvedPci Express 2.0 vs 3.0 backwards compatible Forum SolvedWill a motherboard with PCI Express 2.0 accept a 3.0 GPU? Forum SolvedI have PCI Express 3.0 graphic card but will it work as my CPU's(Intel® Pentium® Processor G2030) PCI Express Revision is 2.0 Forum SolvedPCI Express 3.0 x16 graphic card on PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot? Forum Solvedpci express 3.0 graphics card in 2.0 performance difference Forum Solvedwill PCI-E 3.0 Bus Standard graphics card work on PCI-Express x16 2.0 Forum SolvedPCI express 3.0 on 2.0 motherboard Forum SolvedExpresscard slot 2.0 supports pci express 3.0 graphics card Forum Solvedwill a graphics card with PCI Express 2.0 x16 work with my 3.0 PCI Express x16 expansion slot? 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 !