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PCIe Cabling Spec Allows External Graphics Cards

writertype (541679) writes | more than 7 years ago

Graphics

writertype (541679) writes "The PCI Express SIG released its Cabling 1.0 spec on Wednesday, which translates the PCI Express protocols found within motherboards into a cable that takes PCI Express outside the box, ExtremeTech reports. PCI SIG executives specifically mention that the spec was designed to allow external PC graphics solutions, making things like SLI cooling all that much easier. An important step forward for the PC, I think."

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