What video cards can be used with motherboard ASUS P5VDC-X or Is there a problem if i put video card for PCI-E x16 in PCI-E x16 x4 speed?
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Any PCI-E card will work in that slot (2.0 cards should be backwards compatible with 1.0 slots), but the bandwidth is cut down considerably.
If you're buying it for gaming, cards made in 2007 began bottlenecking PCIe 4x. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/pci-express-scaling-analysis,1572-8.html
Might want to consider that.