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Hello! Is my motherboard able to run PCI-Express 2.0?

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Hello! Is my motherboard compatible with a PCI-express 2.0 video card? I have a Gateway GM 5084 PC, with a Foxconn C51GU01 Motherboard. I had a BFG Nvidia GeForce 8600 GTS OC. Worked well for a year or so, and just died... I wish to replace it with. Visiontek Radeon HD 5770 Video Card - 1GB GDDR5, PCI-Express 2.0, CrossFireX Ready. Is this possible? Another question if i may ask; is GDDR5 significantly better than GDDR3? Thank you in advance for your kindness and willingness to help :)

Edited by TheLastSpaceCowboy, 05 February 2010 - 10:16 PM.

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Your MB will not see PCI-E 2.0 video cards. You will need to find a PCI-E 1.0 video card.

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you can use a pci express 2.0 video card but it wont run in pci express 2.0 it will be cut in half i had a bfg 9500 gt 1 gig and its 2.0 and i had in a regular asus mx pci express board and it ran fine
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