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PCI-E 3.0 Graphics Card Works on PCI-E 1.1 Motherboard?

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I have an old Packardbell PT890T-PM which has a PCI-E 1.1 Motherboard and i'd like to know if i could install a Geforce Gt 730 2gb ddr3 that has a PCI-E 3.0 compatibility.And will it affect my fps in games?
Edited by Snoopydoug - 6/19/16 at 12:04pm
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You could, but I seriously suggest getting the GDDR5 version of the 730 instead if you don't already have the gpu.

But with a low end gpu like that running @ Gen 1.1 shouldn't cause a drop in performance.
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As mentioned by a fellow, it will work but will run @ 1.1, which may bottleneck or not; however it will really be obvious with multi gpu setups
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