PCIe

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A replacement for 32- and 64-bit PCI, PCI-X, and AGP. PCIe bonds together 1 to 32 serial "lanes" either on the motherboard or externally using ExpressCard or PCIe External interfaces (including Intel's Thunderbolt).

Specification Year Data max per lane Transfer max
PCIe 1.0 2003 250 MB/s 2.5 GT/s
PCIe 1.1 2005 250 MB/s 2.5 GT/s
PCIe 2.0 2007 500 MB/s 5.0 GT/s

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