Will putting a PCIe 3.0 x16 card into a PCIe 2.0 x16 mob bottleneck it Tags: Graphics Cards Bottleneck Graphics Last response: January 31, 2013 10:05 PM in Graphics & Displays Share yeung107 January 31, 2013 9:39:11 PM More about : putting pcie x16 card pcie x16 mob bottleneck mace200200 a b U Graphics card January 31, 2013 9:45:17 PM Nope, neither the card or the board could care less. It'll work. m 0 l DarkSable a c 85 U Graphics card January 31, 2013 9:47:59 PM No, current graphics cards aren't bottlenecking on 16 lanes of PCI 2.0 - where 3.0 comes into play is in SLI situations, where 8 lanes of PCIe 3.0 are as fast as 16 of 2.0. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer JAYDEEJOHN a b U Graphics card January 31, 2013 10:05:01 PM Also, PCI-3 allows for some power savings as well m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow bottlenecked would a PCIe 3.0 x16 card be in a 2.0 8x slot? Forum SolvedDoes the pcie 3.0 graphics card work flawlessly on pcie 2.0 x16 port ? Forum SolvedWill PCI-E 3.0 card work on my Asus M4A78-E PCI-E 2.0 x16 Motherboard ? Forum Solvedwill PCI-E 3.0 Bus Standard graphics card work on PCI-Express x16 2.0 Forum SolvedPCI-e x16 3.0 card in a PCI-e x16 x 2.0 slot? Forum PCIe 3.0 x8 card in PCIe 2.0 x16 slot: will it run in PCIe 2.0 x8 or x16 mode? Forum SolvedCan I put a PCIe 2.0 x16 card into a simple x16 slot? Forum Is my PCI-E X16 2.0 slot backwards compatible with a 3.0 card? Forum PCI-E3.0 (x16) Graphics Card in PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot possible? Forum Can i install a pci-e x16 3.0 graphics card in a pci-e x16 2.0 motherboard ?? Forum I Have An Asus M2N68-LA Motherboard And Want To Know If I Might Be Bottlenecking My Sytem With A PCIe 3.0 x16 Video Card. Forum Solvedi have mobo with pcie 3.0 x16 the other one is 2.0 x4 Forum Solvedpci-e 3.0 x16 unning at pci-e 2.0 x8? Forum SolvedPCI-E 3.0 x16 @ x16 2.0 Forum Solvedcan you crossfire with pcie x16 3.0 & pcie x16 2.0 slots? Forum SolvedPCI-E 3.0 x16 running at x4 2.0 Forum SolvedMOBO PCIe x 16 2.0 but GPU is PCIe x16 but 3.0 will it work? Forum SolvedCrossfire on an x16 PCIE 3.0 and x4 PCIE 2.0? Forum SolvedWill PCI Express 3.0 x16 work with PCIe 2.0 x16? Forum Solvedwill there be any way (adapter?) to change 2 pcie x16 2.0 slots into one pcie 3.0 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 !