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video card compatability

By SystemCheck ·
i have an asus p5n32 e sli motherboard, currently have a nvidia 8800 gt video card, me need to upgrade, i need to know what video cards my mobo can support, cause now they have pci express 2.0 16, i know mine is just pci express x16 ddr2. so can a get a pci express x16 2.0 ddr3 in my mother board to work

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Try the Asus Community forum link below

by CG IT In reply to video card compatability
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It will work but...

by JamesRL In reply to video card compatability

Unless your MB supports PCI Express 2.0, you won't get the performance gain that you would with a newer board. But still, newer graphics boards have faster GPUs, faster memory, and frankly thats much more important than the bandwidth gain, which frankly is theoretical.

So a PCI Express 2.0 card will work.

James

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