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Old 05-26-2008, 09:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, I am saving for a new computer and I am trying to put together a list of parts with a price so I know what I'm shooting for. Anyways I noticed that most good video cards are PCI Express 2.0 x16 and most motherboards are just PCI Express x16. So my question is can a PCI Express 2.0 x16 video card be used in a PCI express x16 motherboard?
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Yea, you won't notice a difference in 2.0 at this time anyway.
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yes, PCI-E 2.0 is backwards compatible.
They'd be stupid not to make them backwards compatible.
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ok thanks.
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