will my r9 290 run better on a pci e 3.0 slot?

JP_1__

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Hello guys.

I'm currently using my r9 290 on a 2.0 slot and it runs fine, but I'm changing my motherboard and get offered a choice between a solid OC one with only 2.0 slots and a more recent but not so performing other with a 3.0 slot.
Would I benefit from picking the 3.0 one or would it be the exact same?

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JP_1__

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alright. meanwhile I got told that my 2600k wasnt handling pci e 3.0 anyway lol. I would never have guessed something like that, still good to know in case I'd change cpu in the future.
Thanks guys!
 

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