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New GFcard (pci-3.0) on my 2.0 board
 
madatcheats  posted on Apr 16, 2014 5:30:33 AM - Report post

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My good old AMD HD6950 wants to retire (tells my by overheating terribly and giving error messages) and the budget doesn't allow for a complete new system. That will have to wait until summer (planning on building a nice 8core system. So, I need to buy the card for the new system in advance. Since the old mainboard doesn't have pci-e 3.0, my question is: Will the 2.0 performance drop be recognizable if I hook a 3.0 card to the system?
My choice is the Gigabyte GV-R928XOC-3GD-GA (rev. 2.0).
Thanks in advance

[Edited by madatcheats, 4/16/2014 5:31:32 AM]

 
ServiusTheBear  posted on Apr 16, 2014 6:07:59 AM - Report post

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I asked this question many times on many boards and cards.

They will run fine. Was the answer I got.

[Edited by Toki, 4/16/2014 6:08:16 AM]

 
madatcheats  posted on Apr 16, 2014 8:22:44 AM - Report post

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Thanks a lot. I know it's gonna run but will it affect performance just a little bit or heavily?
 
DABhand  posted on Apr 16, 2014 12:31:35 PM - Report post

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It will be fine, 3.0 cards are backwards compatible with 2.0 boards.
 
element5  posted on Apr 16, 2014 7:03:02 PM - Report post

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I put an AMD HD 7970 in this 2.0 computer, Intel Core 2 Quad Extreme X9770 and the performance really improved. It has given me an additional year of good gaming so far and it's still going strong with but very few exceptions.


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