My Asus motherboard compatibility with PCI-E 2.1 graphics cards?

By Tommygunn
Oct 3, 2011
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  1. I have an Asus P5W DH Deluxe motherboard and I was wondering if it is compatible with PCI-E 2.1, as I am interested in a Gigabyte HD5670 G/Card which is of this configuration and takes its power via the board instead of a separate cable.
    The only info I can find out for the MB is the following but it doesn't seem to reveal much.
    2 x PCI Express x 16 slot for discrete graphics card
    2 x PCI Express x 1
    3 x PCI

  2. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 869   +7

    Yes the Gigabyte HD5670 will work just fine in the Asus P5W DH Deluxe

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