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PCI

Peripheral Component Interconnect


History


Created by Intel to replace the IBM's MCA.


Created for standardization


PCI Ports


Video Card (legacy or hard to find)


Sound Card


USB hubs


NIC


Disk controllers (IDE)

http://www.barc.gov.in/technologies/images/pc_mca_if.jpg

PCI
-
X


Peripheral Component Interconnect extended


History


Developed by IBM, Compaq/HP.


PCI
-
X only found in servers


Overcome limitations of PCI


Introduction of faster products


Products


Raid Controllers


Fiber & Gigabit Ethernet

North Bridge & South Bridge


South Bridge


Communicates and handles all the information received from your components.


North Bridge


Handles communication from RAM (depends on manufacture) to the CPU


Handles communication from the South Bridge to the CPU.


Think of them like secretaries to the CPU.

http://static.ddmcdn.com/gif/motherboard
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bridges
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diagram.jpg

AGP


Accelerated Graphics Port


History


Created by Intel


Interface made for Graphics


No longer used (legacy)

PCI VS AGP


Why AGP when you have PCI?


PCI can’t handle the Graphical Demand


Integrated GPU into North Bridge


Faster speeds.

PCI express


History


Created by Intel, Dell, HP, and IBM


So WHY another Port?


Design improvements


Made to handle any component


Replacement for AGP and PCI

PCI express versions


x1x4x8x16


They are forward compatible with each other.


Allows for high
-
end & low end card


Also helps manufacture