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 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 SolvedPCIE 2.0 vs 3.0 Forum SolvedHD 7850 in PCI-E x4 vs x16 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !