Bus specification designed to supersede PCI. PCI Express (PCIe) provides several improvements over its predecessor:
NB: PCI-Express is sometimes referred to as 3rd generation I/O (3GIO)architecture.
Article covering history of the bus market and an explanation of how the specification works.
Technical overview explaining basic PC system architecture, an explanation of how PCI and PCI-X work, and an outline of the benefits of PCIe, and PCIe to PCI bridging.
Developer network for PCI Express architecture. Offers overview of the specification, introductory videos, details of books for developers, press releases and how to join the network.
Article including a technology overview, comparison with older buses and considerations of its future prospects.
Gives an overview of the requirements for PCI Express Compliance testing.
Standards development group. Offers details of technology specifications, document review and compliance testing, test software and checklists and press releases.
Article outlining the components of the protocol and competing formats.
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