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

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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

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

Bandwidth
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

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