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pcie x16 2.0 vs pcie x16

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What is the difference between the two and will all graphics cards work the same?
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PCI-E2.0 is twice the bankdwidth - both the card and the slot are backwards compatible so all cards will work in a PCI-E 2.0 slot
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Essentially PCIe 2.0 is a revision of PCIe 1.0. PCIe 2.0 offers double the bandwidth of its predecessor as well as a little more power to the slot itself. Unless there is something I am unaware of, all PCIe 2.0 compliant cards will work just fine in a motherboard that has PCIe 1.0 (look at my sig rig).
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will it affect the performance of a card?
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I've heard people say that it won't really affect the performance unless you're gaming in extremely high resolutions hope that helps
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It is my understanding that the PCIe 1.0 bus has plenty of bandwidth for even the high-end 2.0 cards. I have a 3870x2 (essentially 2 3870s sharing one slot) in a PCIe 1.0 slot and my performance seems to be on par with those running it on a 2.0 motherboard.
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No, PCIE 1.0 performs just as well as 2.0. Video cards still don't even use all the PCIE 1.0 bandwith. You are fine.
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Originally Posted by MrSpock2002 View Post
No, PCIE 1.0 performs just as well as 2.0. Video cards still don't even use all the PCIE 1.0 bandwith. You are fine.

Yup. Used my 8800gt in a pcie 1 board, then in a pcie 2 board, no diffrence between them.
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I dont have the link but pci e 2.0 had almost no performance benefit compared to the same card on pci e 1.0. So dont worry about it yet
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