September 13, 2007

What's a PCIe?

PCIe is the abbreviation of PCI Express, it was developed to replaced the PCI and AGP architecture, in fact almost all motherboard that's sold in the market today are all PCIe ready.Some of the advantages of PCIe architecture are its versatility,considering it can accomodate other devices(ex:sound card,LAN card);it may also runs 4x faster than and AGP card thereby giving the user realistic 3D performance in any PC games and graphics presentation;lower production cost of its physical slot(lesser pins and smaller slot structure).PCIe slot comes in different speed, these are the 1X,2X,4X,16X,32X slot. PCIe video cards used the 16X and 32X slot.

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