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PCI Express x16 in a PCI Express 2.0 x16 Slot?

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marker

Member
Joined
Mar 20, 2005
Will a PCI Express x16 video card work in a PCI Express 2.0 x16 Slot?

From what I can tell, it will, but I thought I'd check here with the "experts". I am getting ready to build a new computer. Since I got my PS3, I no longer play games on my PC so my Sapphire X1900GT Video card will still work. I just want to make sure it will work or do I need to buy a newer video card?



Thanks!
 

Automata

Destroyer of Empires and Use
Joined
May 15, 2006
Will a PCI Express x16 video card work in a PCI Express 2.0 x16 Slot?

From what I can tell, it will, but I thought I'd check here with the "experts". I am getting ready to build a new computer. Since I got my PS3, I no longer play games on my PC so my Sapphire X1900GT Video card will still work. I just want to make sure it will work or do I need to buy a newer video card?



Thanks!
Both are backwards compatible and you should experience no issues.