A Question about PCI-Express

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by TEG, Aug 12, 2003.

  1. TEG
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    TEG

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    I know that Apple doesn't use PCI-Express in the new G5 systems, but according to a Wikipedia Article PCI-Express is actually 3GIO. Now am I wrong when I recall hearing that Apple was working with the 3GIO group? Because the Intel Developer's site (Here) touts PCI-Express as 3GIO (Third Generation Input/Output). Just click on the "What is PCI-Express" link to find the pdf. Who's right, or is Apple's 3GIO been forwarded to 4GIO?

    TEG
     
  2. macrumors 6502a

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    No, there are several 3GIO options out there. PCI should be left out to the pasture to die. Infiniband is far better. With PCI-Express, you will see v2 of it out a few years later. Infiniband is far more flexible and will eliminate that.
     

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