PCI Express 3.0 by 2010
"Ready for 300W, Three-Slot Graphics Cards?"
Published: 13th June 2008 | Source: ocworkbench |
The PCI Special Interest Group is...detailing the shift to PCI Express 3.0 in roughly 2010...Why do we need such a spec? As of now, the 150-watt spec is no longer sufficient, according to the SIG. Besides the 2x3 connector defined in the 150W Graphics Spec 1.0, a new 2x4 connector is being defined for delivering power to the 225/300W cards."