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Having trouble finding graphics card to work with old mobo... (noob)

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2 years ago#1
So this is my mobo... It's blue and great. Bought it back in 2009.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131398

My issue is finding a card that can work with it. I don't really know what's compatible with it, just that the mobo specifications say "PCI-Express 2.0 x16". So I search for those specifications in a card with no luck, most being unavailable or out of stock. And the others are older than my current card, which is this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102841 (also bought in 2009).

I guess my question is, what sort of cards are compatible with my mobo? What should I be looking for?
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2 years ago#2
Anything. Literally any pci-e card will work. Don't worry about the specifics. You will be fine.
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2 years ago#3
Slayn posted...
Anything. Literally any pci-e card will work. Don't worry about the specifics. You will be fine.

This. Any modern card you want will work just fine.
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2 years ago#4
Thanks for the replies guys. So even if the card says PCI-E 3.0 that will still work?
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2 years ago#5
phudabulah posted...
Thanks for the replies guys. So even if the card says PCI-E 3.0 that will still work?


Yep. It will run at the PCI-E 2.0 speeds (not that much different), but yes, it will work just fine.
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2 years ago#6
I see... that's kind of unintuitive but I'll roll with it. Thanks!
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2 years ago#7
Make sure your power supply can handle the new card and has the appropriate 6 or 8 pin connectors if needed
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