Solved PCI 3.0 in PCI 2.0 slot Tags: Graphics Cards Gtx Performance Pci Graphics Last response: February 17, 2013 4:20 PM in Graphics & Displays Share markus843 February 17, 2013 5:26:59 AM How big of a performance loss would it be if I put a PCI 3.0 card in a 2.0 slot? (GTX 680) More about : pci pci slot | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to markus843 Register or log in to remove Best solution smorizio Graphics card Master February 17, 2013 5:29:35 AM markus843 said:How big of a performance loss would it be if I put a PCI 3.0 card in a 2.0 slot? (GTX 680) none....most newer pci 3.0 cards still cant max out the max speed of the pci 2.0 slots yet. | Report abuse Reply to smorizio spawnkiller Graphics card Expert February 17, 2013 5:29:53 AM Not at all !!! | Report abuse Reply to spawnkiller markus843 February 17, 2013 5:31:47 AM I remember seeing this bar graph that showed speeds in 2.0 and 3.0, do you guys know where I can find it? I saw about 1.5-2.5 fps difference between 2.0 and 3.0. Just wanted to make sure- thx | Report abuse Reply to markus843 Keiki646 February 17, 2013 5:31:53 AM markus843 said:How big of a performance loss would it be if I put a PCI 3.0 card in a 2.0 slot? (GTX 680) Not much performance but you will come to notice in benchmarks score just a bit http://www.facebook.com/PcHardwareCustomPc Visit us @ http://pchardwarecustompc.weebly.com/ http://www.youtube.com/user/keiki646 http://www.youtube.com/user/646studios | Report abuse Reply to Keiki646 markus843 February 17, 2013 4:20:00 PM Best answer selected by markus843. | Report abuse Reply to markus843 Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>PCI 3.0 in PCI 2.0 slot> Related ressources: ForumWill this PCI Express 3.0 card work in my 2.0 slot ? ForumCan i fit a pci -e 3.0 in a 2.0 x16 slot ? ForumCan i install a pci -e 3.0 in a 2.0 slot ForumPCI Express 3.0 in a 2.0 Slot (Performance) ForumI7-2600k CPU w/ PCI -E 2.0 mobo slot & PCI -E 3.0 GPU compatibility ForumPCI Xpress 3.0 in 2.0 slot ?? ForumDoes SLI work if you have a motherboard with a PCI -E slot 2.0 x16 and 3.0 x16? ForumPCI -E 3.0 fit to PCI -E 2.0 slot ForumIf i put a PCI express 3.0 into a express 2.0 slot will it work? ForumWill PCI -E 2.0 card work in 3.0 slot if ForumWill pci express 3.0 x16 card work in pci 2.0 x16 slot ? ForumPCI -E 3.0 fit to PCI -E 2.0 slot ForumCan you plug a PCI 2.0 supported card in a PCI 3.0 slot ForumDo I have to use the PCI slot to get USB 3.0 on a usb 2.0 board ? ForumPCI-E3.0 (x16) Graphics Card in PCI 2.0 x16 slot possible? ForumPCI EXPRESS x16 1.0 SLOT SUPPORTS PCI EXPRESS x16 3.0 GRAPHIC CARD ForumWhat does PCI Express 2.0 16x slot (@x4) mean? ForumWill intel hd graphic 4000 be enough ForumNVIDIA Ge force shader 3.0 ForumPCI Graphics card 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 !