PCIe continues to surprise and delight

I remember back when PCIe 2.0 was released and Jim Pappas, the daddy of USB from Intel, was the champion of it. PCIe 2.0 doubled the bandwidth of 1.0, and offered better flexibility while maintaining compatibility with PCIe 1.1. It seemed like magic then providing a 5 GT/s transfer rate with a throughput up to 8 GB/s with 16-lanes—PFM. At ...

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