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PCI Express 2.0 to double bandwidth

The guardian of the PCI Express specification, the PCI Special Interest Group (PCI-SIG), has agreed to increase the bus' data rate to 5Gbps - double its current throughput.

The increase will come when the PCI-SIG finalises the next generation of the specification, expected by the end of 2005, though unlikely to appear in products much before 2007.

Read the complete story here. (The Register)