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Im Confused! PCI Express 2.0 Motherboard compatible with 3.0 Graphics?

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
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 :

Heres the Graphics Card Im interested in :

If there not compatible could you recommend one for me.
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.
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