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Mastro
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Posted:8/5/2012 4:00:00 AM # 1
Looking to upgrade my graphics cards, wondering if I was to keep my motherboard the P6T Deluxe, if HD 7770 card would work in it? The cards are PCI-e 3.0 cards, but the P6T Deluxe is only a PCI-e 2.0. If they would work, would there be degredation?

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Posted:8/5/2012 4:15:00 AM # 2
Hi M..

Difficult to say if it would work.. AMD cards have problems on some boards.. but it should work...   There would be no perfromance difference from a 6000 series PCI-E 2.0 card.. assuming the amount of onboard memory is the same or greater.... but of course, the card could not provide PCI-E 3.0 bandwidth...

Do a bit of Googling...  P6T+HD7770 and see if you can find anyone else using that combination.

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Posted:8/5/2012 7:48:00 AM # 3
I have a P6X58-E PRO which has PCI-e 2.0 and am using a MSI HD7870 Hawk which is PCI-e 3.0 and it works like a champ. Apparently backwards compatability is no problem.

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