Different Types Of Pci Slots

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There Are Different Types Of Pci Cards Used Today....
So Are The Follwing Slots

A Pci *16 Is A graphic Card Slot


The Pci-x Slots are Used For A Variety of adapters such as the lan adapter or wlan nic adapters

Following Are The other types


The above things Also have subdivisions depending on their bandwidth and voltage

Below is a table showing the different buses/card slot types and their maximum bandwidths:

PCI 132 MB/s
AGP 8X 2,100 MB/s
PCI Express 1x 250 [500]* MB/s
PCI Express 2x 500 [1000]* MB/s
PCI Express 4x 1000 [2000]* MB/s
PCI Express 8x 2000 [4000]* MB/s
PCI Express 16x 4000 [8000]* MB/s
PCI Express 32x 8000 [16000]* MB/s
USB 2.0 (Max Possible) 60 MB/s
IDE (ATA100) 100 MB/s
IDE (ATA133) 133 MB/s
SATA 150 MB/s
SATA II 300 MB/s
Gigabit Ethernet 125 MB/s
IEEE1394B [Firewire 800] ~100 MB/s*

One More Important Thing The 32 bit boards can fir into 64 bit boards