pciE vs. firewire800 Tags: Motherboards Firewire Workstations Audio Last response: September 22, 2008 12:02 AM in Motherboards Share nate313 September 21, 2008 12:16:44 PM I'm building a digital audio workstation- my understanding was with a pciE port, firewire 800 (1394b) is unnecessary. please let me know your thoughts because firewire 800 limits you greatly on what MB you can choose from. thanks More about : pcie firewire800 marshmellow1991 September 22, 2008 12:02:09 AM If im getting you right... a pcie slot is used for expansion cards. a firewire port is used to connect devices. two completely different interfaces.... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPCI-E 2.0 vs PCI-E 3.0 Forum SolvedM3A79 T-Deluxe PCIe 2.0 vs 3.0 Forum SolvedThunderbolt vs PE4H V3.2 (PCIe x1 Adapter) Forum SolvedPCIe x8 vs. x16 Forum SolvedSplitter vs SATA to PCI-E Forum SolvedPCI-E 6+2 single vs 2x6+2 y cable... Forum Solvedpcie x8 vs x16 Forum Solvedpcie 2.o vs pcie Forum Solvedpcie 2.o vs pcie Forum SolvedPCI-E 2.0 vs 3.0 on high end video card. Forum Solvedpcie 2.0 motherboard vs pcie 3.0 graphics card Forum SolvedPCI-E 3.0 vs 2.0 Forum SolvedPCI-E Powercable 6pin vs PCI-E Powercable 6pin no connector: does the extra 12v hurt? Forum SolvedUSB vs PCIe Forum SolvedPCI vs PCIe Forum SolvedIntel vs AMD PCIE x16 slots Forum Solvedesata card: PCI vs PCIe card??? Forum SolvedPCI-e SSD VS SATA Forum SolvedPCI-E vs USB WiFi? Forum SolvedGTX760 TF vs. VGA PCIE16 R9 270X 4GB Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !