Intel says farewell to PCI bus

June 22, 2010 · Filed Under Hardware & Peripherals, News · 14 Comments 

News - A succession of fresh, quality news, from inside and outside of the WebSoon another technology that in the past years dominated the always-changing universe of computer hardware will bite the dust. That’s the decision by Intel, the merciless executioner of standards which the company itself imposes on the market and that in the upcoming months will rule the end of official support for the PCI bus. Developed by the Californian chipmaker in 1993, the PCI Local Bus standard has been implemented on all the motherboards for x86 and compatible platforms until 2004, the year when it passed on the baton to the younger and faster PCI Express technology.

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