[ale] PCIe v2 vs v3

Jim Kinney jim.kinney at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 16:53:15 EST 2016

I do believe you are correct. V2 card can work in a v3 slot and NOT the
other way around.

On Thu, 2016-11-17 at 14:55 -0500, Phil Turmel wrote:
> On 11/17/2016 08:56 AM, Jim Kinney wrote:
> > > > If I use a v3 gpu in a v2 slot, all connections are backward
> > > > just 1/2 clock speed, will that do anything more than run the gpu
> > half speed and half memory bandwidth.
> > 
> > > > It seems my older tesla cards can't run the required tensorflow
> > Hmmm. Are you sure the backward compatibility is in that
direction?  I
> > was under the impression one could put a v2 card on a v3 mobo, but
> necessarily the reverse.
> Phil
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