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PCI 3.0 in PCI 2.0 slot

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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)

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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.
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February 17, 2013 5:29:53 AM

Not at all !!!
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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
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February 17, 2013 4:20:00 PM

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