Does a new gfx card work on my old PCIe motherboard?

ToddeSwe

Senior Member
#1
Hi!

I have an old motherboard with just PCIe and not PCI Express 2.0 x16, can i buy a new gfx card that says 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 and still being able to use it?

Regards:

ToddeSwe
 


kemical

Windows Forum Admin
Staff member
Premium Supporter
#2
The short answer is yes. PCIe 1.0 and PCIe 2.0 are backwards compatible with the difference being about a frame per second. As long as you fulfill the cards power requirments you should be fine.
 


ToddeSwe

Senior Member
#3
The short answer is yes. PCIe 1.0 and PCIe 2.0 are backwards compatible with the difference being about a frame per second. As long as you fulfill the cards power requirments you should be fine.
Thanks! Then i know! :)
 


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