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Q. visitor asked, Hello Marius, I have an old motherboard that specifies a PCI Express 2.0 x16 port. Any problem with buying a 2.1 or even a 3.0?

Marius W.
Hello. Welcome to newegg.com. I'm Marius. How can I help you today? What questions do you have for me?
Hello Marius, I have an old motherboard that specifies a PCI Express 2.0 x16 port. Any problem with buying a 2.1 or even a 3.0?
Graphics card, that is.
Marius W.
Nope. Backwards and forwards compatible
Awesome. That's all I need to know. Probably not worth buying something too powerful since the rest of the hardware is pretty old, so I'm thinking maybe a 2GB card in the $60 range, and fanless. Any recommendations off hand?
Marius W.
Right as you can upgrade later on
They are all the same at the price point and I don't really know any off hand that are better or worse.
At that point.. they are all kinda the same
Sorry
OK, sounds good. It's not really for gaming, but more for doing some photo editing stuff, watching videos, light stuff. Thanks again!
Take care.
Marius W.
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