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So, I just about ordered a 680 from NCIX. HOWEVER, it occured to me that the particular one I want to buy (EVGA Signature edition) is PCI-E 3.0....Will it matter if I only have 2.0 on my Maximus IV Extreme?
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So, I just about ordered a 680 from NCIX. HOWEVER, it occured to me that the particular one I want to buy (EVGA Signature edition) is PCI-E 3.0....Will it matter if I only have 2.0 on my Maximus IV Extreme?

no it doesn't matter, no cards yet fully optimize PCI-E 2.0 so you good to go thumb.gif.
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So, I just about ordered a 680 from NCIX. HOWEVER, it occured to me that the particular one I want to buy (EVGA Signature edition) is PCI-E 3.0....Will it matter if I only have 2.0 on my Maximus IV Extreme?

i have been asking myself the same question lol redface.gif
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Unless you will be doing some serious GPGPU tasks, no it does not matter to you.
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Not unless you start getting into multiple cards. With a single card @ 2.0 you are way more than fine.
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