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PCI Express 2.0 card in PCI Express slot?

by mikeyb30790 / April 4, 2008 1:35 PM PDT
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PCIe x16 2.0
by souless87 / April 4, 2008 10:21 PM PDT

I came here to pretty much almost ask this exact same question, lol

From what I've read on wikipedia
"PCIe 2.0 is backward and forward compatible with PCIe v1.x." -http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI_Express

it won't phsyically hurt the video card if I don't have a great enough PSU to handle it right? (under powered)

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(NT) I'm done till later today ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZs
by Dango517 / April 4, 2008 10:50 PM PDT
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If you don't believe you have enough power
by Dango517 / April 6, 2008 11:18 AM PDT
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then up grade the power supply. 500 watts is what is recommended for most PCs. If you have a very advanced computer ($3,000.00 or more) use 1000 watts.

You might be interested in this software:

http://www.cpuid.com/pcwizard.php

Please be advised that it is known to have some errors within it. Keep this in mind. Despite this, it is still very valuable software.

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Recently I've read
by Dango517 / April 6, 2008 11:29 AM PDT

That there are some issues with SLI and power supplies. It seems that some power supplies have advanced features to run SLI graphics cards. I would suggest that you check this out before you buy. I know little more about this then I have mentioned. If you do find information about this please post it here. I would appreciate it.

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