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PCIE 2.1 CARD IN AN 1.1 SLOT????

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March 2, 2013 4:13:47 AM

Hi guys I have an Asus P5G41T MLX3 mobo which has an 1.1pci-e x16 slot. I want to buy a new amd hd 6670 which requires a 2.1 Pci-e x16 slot. I have updated the bios from the above link. Will this card work properly on my motherboard???? Someone please help me because i dont want to spend money on stuff which wont work on my mobo

pc configuration:
Above mentioned mobo
intel C2D e4600 2.4 ghz
corsair 4gb ddr3 ram
antec 400watt psu

someone help me please!!!

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March 2, 2013 4:25:40 AM

Yep! It will work!
All pci-e cards are backward compatible.

Currently using pci-e 3.0 x16 card in pci-e 1.1 x16 slot.
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a b U Graphics card
March 2, 2013 4:36:32 AM

^ yep all are compatible with each other, forwards and back
1.1 and 2.0 and 3.0

Youa lso won't suffer a performance penalty with such low end cards like the 6670
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March 2, 2013 5:20:25 AM

ARE U 100% shure of it that it will work, i bought my mobo 1 year back. Does this have anything to do with bios update??? Also heard that the 2.1 cards especially have problems with 1.x slots. also will my cpu be able to handle the graphics card
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March 2, 2013 5:26:50 AM

2.1 cards only had issues with pcie 1.0a
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March 2, 2013 5:36:54 AM

will my cpu and psu be abel to handel the new graphics card. This is the first time iam installing a gfx so are the any settings to be done in the bios???

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a b U Graphics card
March 2, 2013 6:05:38 AM

your psu and cpu will handle it fine

You should not have to change anything in bios, be sure to update the drivers
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March 2, 2013 1:26:17 PM

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