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PCI express (PCI-E or PCIe) is an improved version of PCI that doubles and expands on data transfer rates. PCI is the standard connection interface for connecting the PC motherboard to computer peripherals that extend th... More »

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The major difference between AGP and PCI is that PCI, or peripheral component interconnect cards, only have access to the inbuilt memory on the card while AGP, or accelerated graphics port cards, have access to the syste... More »

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ATX and BTX motherboards are built slightly differently, with the slots positioned in different areas, and the distance between the motherboard and the PC chassis increased in the BTX. In terms of layout, the BTX motherb... More »

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PCI Express is a hardware protocol that moves data through serial connections that operate as a network. A switch is used to control multiple data connection channels, and each device connected to the PCI Express receive... More »

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The major difference between AGP and PCI is that PCI, or peripheral component interconnect cards, only have access to the inbuilt memory on the card while AGP, or accelerated graphics port cards, have access to the syste... More »

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A mainframe is a standalone set of computing hardware, while a server is a type of data transfer system working in conjunction with one or more separate client machines. However, a mainframe can also be considered a serv... More »

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Some features of DDR RAM include faster data and transfer rates and a lower voltage requirement. DDR1 RAM has a prefetch buffer width of 2-bits. More »

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