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Old 12-04-2007, 02:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Whats all this PCI-E 2.0 stuff and whats its comparison between PCI-E x16? Will i need a PCI-E 2.0 compliant mobo from now on?

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Old 12-04-2007, 03:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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PCI-E 2.0 is a new version of PCI-E X16. You do not need a mobo with PCI-E 2.0 right now; most manufacturers just started making them. The ATI Radeon 38xx series is PCI-E 2.0 based

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Whats all this PCI-E 2.0 stuff and whats its comparison between PCI-E x16? Will i need a PCI-E 2.0 compliant mobo from now on?


PCI-E 2.0 cards are backward compatible. 2.0 is just double the bandwidth, which....if I'm not mistaken.....can't even be utilized fully by current hardware.
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Definitely dont bother with pcie 2.0, it wont be needed for a while. All the current hardware is mainly compatible with pcie 16x.
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