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Full Version: PCI-E 3.0 card in a PCI-E 2.0 mobo
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My current motherboard has only a PCI-E 2.0 x16 slot. I'm more of a casual hashcracker, but want to upgrade my video card. I've looked around, and based on several parameters, I've found a nice one. But it is a PCI-E 3.0 card.

I know PCI-E is backwards compatible, but how much of a hit will I take using the 3.0 card in the 2.0 slot? Should I keep looking for a better [2.0] card?
It does not matter for hash cracking, you won't take any hit at all.
Thanks for the quick reply. I guess I now know what my next VC will be.