Q: 64-bit PCI - 66 Mhz vs 33 Mhz networking performance?

Don Holmgren djholm at fnal.gov
Tue Jul 3 14:05:44 EDT 2001


The motherboards recently released for dual Pentium IV Xeons which are
based on the i860 chipset have 64/66 PCI slots.  The ones that I know
of are the Tyan Thunder-i860 and the SuperMicro P4DC6, as well as the
motherboards used in the Dell Precision 530 and Compaq W8000.

Don Holmgren
Fermilab



On Tue, 3 Jul 2001, Peter Bowen wrote:

> Brian -
> 
> The Tyan Thunder K7, like all released dual Athlon motherboards, has
> 64-bit/33 MHz slots.  The 760MP chipset does not include support for
> 66MHz pci.  This is slated to be introducted with the 760MPX chipset,
> due to be released later this year.
> 
> As far as I am aware, the only x86 motherboards with 64-bit/66 MHz PCI
> are for Intel PIII chips and use a ServerWorks chipset.
> 
> Thanks.
> Peter
> 



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