PCI slot


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PCI slot

(hardware)
A connector on Peripheral Component Interconnect and the associated physical space occupied by the installed PCI card.
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PCI slot

A receptacle on a motherboard that accepts a PCI card. See PCI.
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The most common example is the use of a forward-mode bridge to create PCI slots on a PC motherboard.
PCI Express slots deliver over 3.5 times more bandwidth than existing PCI slots, and they operate at near maximum throughput without slowing down other devices.
Your PC needs a free PCI slot (most PCs will have one) and the supplied drivers will run on any version of Windows from 98SE onwards.
The Altus 140 also benefits from two 3COM 10/100Mbps network interfaces on the motherboard, leaving the PCI slot free to be used for a RAID Card, an external SCSI card for a tape backup unit, or an additional high-end network/storage interface.
This card sells for about $110 and installs internally in an open PCI slot of the computer.
The Cam-Wafer requires a computer with one open PCI slot and either a Windows 98 or NT 4.0 operating systems.
The SpeedStream 3060 easily installs into a PCI slot of a Windows PC, and provides an affordable solution for subscribers requiring high speed internet access and remote access to corporate network resources.
The WinTV card occupies one computer PCI slot and lets users watch TV (or other video sources) on a PC running Microsoft Windows (95, 98 or NT), in a resizable window or full-screen.
More demanding users will need an internal device such as the AHA-2920, which connects to an internal PCI slot in your PC and retails for $179.
For expandability, it offers one PCIe x4 or PCI slot for integration with a variety of add-on cards."
The single PCI slot card handles ultrafast waveform downloads using DMA and multi-instrument synchronization.