Mathematics of gigabit question

Greg Lindahl lindahl at conservativecomputer.com
Fri Dec 7 16:55:09 EST 2001


On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 03:17:20PM -0600, Jared Hodge wrote:

> (I don't think 32/66 is a standard, but I'm
> sure it will be soon if Intel is making cards like this)

I believe that 64/66 PCI busses are required to work with 32/66 cards,
and not treat them like a 32/33 card. The advantage to the card
builder is that they can make a smaller (cheaper) card, with just a
bit of extra electronics that allow the higher bus speed to work.

greg
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