Question about my PCI Express slot?

Answer On a new board, yes it would be 2.0 or 2.1However, unless your graphics card is very high end (like $300 or higher) then it's not be fast enough to exceed the maximum bandwidth of the original PCI-... Read More »

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Can a PCI Express 2.0 Graphics card work on a PCI Express 3.0 slot on a Z77 chipset motherboard?

Yes, all PCI Express slots are backwards compatible.

Can i install a PCI express 2.0 compatible graphic card into my PCI Express 1.0 slot?

provided that you are talking about a VERSION 1 pci express x16 slot? yes. they are backwards compatible

Will a PCI Express 2.0 video card work in a PCI Express 1.0 slot?

A PCI Express 2.0 video card will function in a PCI Express 1.0 slot; however, it will only operate at PCI Express 1.0 speeds. PCI Express 2.0 video cards are backward compatible with PCI Express 1... Read More »

Can I use a PCI Express 2.1 graphics card in PCI Express 2.0 slot ?