PCI Express 2.1 x16 compatible with Motherboard?

deadhunter29

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Hello, I am going to make my own computer and have been looking at the HIS 6850 Radeon HD graphics card and noticed that it said PCI Express 2.1 x16. I looked at the specs of the motherboard that I am going to get and saw that it didn't have any PCI Express 2.1 ports, but it did have PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots. Will the graphics card work in a 2.0 x16 slot? Here are the parts:

Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16813131767

Graphics Card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16814161384
 

eleclerc

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Graphic card website :
http://www.hisdigital.com/un/product2-652.shtml

You card is compatible with all PCIe X16 slot.

Wiki :
PCI Express 2.1 supports a large proportion of the management, support, and troubleshooting systems planned for full implementation in PCI Express 3.0. However, the speed is the same as PCI Express 2.0. Most motherboards sold currently come with PCI Express 2.1 connectors.