Glossary Definition for PCI Express

Glossary Term: PCI Express 

Definition

PCI Express® (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express), officially abbreviated as PCIe®, is a computer expansion card standard designed to replace the older PCI, PCI-X, and AGP standards. It is used to link motherboard-mounted peripherals and as an expansion card interface for add-in boards.

The PCIe electrical interface is also used in a variety of other standards, most notably the ExpressCard laptop expansion card interface.

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Synonyms
  • PCIe
  • PCI-E
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