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    What are the shortcoming of PCI express

    What are the limits or shortcoming of a PCI express. I had found this new on a motherboards. I had tested some graphic cards on different PCI boards which is showed a remarkable changes. Also what are the different integrated parts that are used to transfer data in a proper manner in the computer. And does PCI express offers a much speeder date transfer capacity.

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    Re: What are the shortcoming of PCI express

    Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) slots are such an essential part of a computer's architecture that majority people take them for granted. For years, PCI has been a adaptable, functional way to connect sound, video and network cards to a motherboard. But PCI has a number of shortcomings. As processors, video cards, sound cards and networks have gotten faster and more authoritative, PCI has stayed the same. It has a fixed width of 32 bits and can handle only 5 devices at a time. The newer, 64-bit PCI-X bus supply or present more bandwidth, but its greater width compounds some of PCI's other issues.

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    much more power consumption

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    Re: What are the shortcoming of PCI express

    A new protocol called PCI Express (PCIe) eradicate or get rid of a lot of these shortcomings, present or supply more bandwidth and is companionable with accessible operating systems. In this article, you can observe what makes PCIe different from PCI. You can also look at how PCI Express makes a computer faster, can potentially add graphics presentation, and can replace the AGP slot.

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    In this you can also have the high-speed serial connection. You had seen that in the early days of computing, a huge amount of data stimulated over serial connections. Computers used to divide the data into packets and then stimulated the packets from one place to another one at a time. Serial connections were dependable but slow, so manufacturers began using parallel connections to send multiple pieces of data at the same time.

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    It turns out that equivalent connections have their own trouble or difficulties as speeds get higher and higher, for example, wires can get in the way with each other electromagnetically. So now the pendulum is fluctuation back toward highly-optimized serial connections. Developments to hardware and to the process of dividing, labeling and reassembling packets have led to much faster serial connections, such as USB 2.0 and FireWire.

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    Re: What are the shortcoming of PCI express

    PCI Express is a serial connection that functions more like a network than a bus. As an alternative of one bus that handles data from several or various sources. These connections fan out from the switch, leading unswervingly to the devices where the data needs to go. Every device has its own enthusiastic connection, so devices no longer share bandwidth like they do on a normal bus. You can look at how this happens in the next section.

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