Category: PCIe

PCI EXPRESS 4.0

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PCI Express 4.0 has been ratified as a standard by the PCI SIG. This now means that motherboards, chipsets and processors all have to be modernized to be able to use the improved bandwidth. Generally PCI Express improvements follow the semiconductor sector improvements with incremental change. PCI Express 4.0 is backwards and forwards compatible with earlier …

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EXPRESSCARD

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The ExpressCard is a replacement for the earlier PCMCIA card slot. The development of PCI Express replaced the older EIDE interface necessitating a change. Expesscard slots first appeared in late 2004 and by 2006 they had replaced the old PCMCIA slots almost completely. ExpressCard come in two widths. 33mm and 54mm depending on the requirements …

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