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Windows 7: Intel Will No Longer Be Supporting PCI

08 Sep 2011   #1
Beta

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 and Mac OS X 10.8.3
 
 
Intel Will No Longer Be Supporting PCI

Intel Will No Longer Be Supporting PCI.

Starting next year, with H77, Z75, and the Z77 chipsets, Intel will no longer include a PCI controller on their chipsets. After 20 years of service the end of PCI is coming of age.

http://kingofgng.com/eng/2010/06/22/...ll-to-pci-bus/

http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/mainboa..._Chipsets.html

Shoutout to Darryl Licht for the links.



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08 Sep 2011   #2
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Another PA'er. Nice.

I can't say I'd miss PCI. When's the last time anyone had to use a PCI card?
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08 Sep 2011   #3
GINTER

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by beta View Post
intel will no longer be supporting pci.
Finally!
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08 Sep 2011   #4
1Bowtie

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by GINTER View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by beta View Post
intel will no longer be supporting pci.
Finally!
Why finally??? Many people have not moved into the Now generation and for them there is still a need for PCI slots. I'm sure for the people that have the latest and greatest equipment there is no need, but you are in the minority.
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08 Sep 2011   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

That is the computer world, moving forward.
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08 Sep 2011   #6
Beta

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 and Mac OS X 10.8.3
 
 

I have a Linksys WMP600N and a Linksys WMP300N. Both are PCI and they work great.
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08 Sep 2011   #7
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

I am not looking forward (happily) to buying 2 new TV Tuner Cards just to get PCIe.
But it is what it is and that's all there is.

It'll be 4 years, at least, before my current flagship PC gets demoted to PVR status !
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10 Sep 2011   #8
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Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 and Mac OS X 10.8.3
 
 

Links added.
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