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Old 12-12-2007, 06:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default PCI-e 2.0?

Hey, haven't been to these forums in forever.. But anyway I have been looking around at these new geforce 8 series video cards, the GT's instead of the GTX/GTS series. I was wondering what is PCI-e 2.0 as oppose to x16? Is it something that only new motherboards have? Because the 8800GT as oppose to the 8800GTX/GTS is wayy cheaper.

Any help is appreciated.. just curious if I could use 2.0 with my mobo or if its something completely new.
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PCI-e 2.0 is backwards compatible with PCI-e x16 so if you have that slot, your ready for the that 8800gt
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Yup backwards compatible
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oh sweet, Thanks.
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