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Flashback to Basics Friday! Upstream, downstream?

I wanted to title this “Upstream, downstream, in my lady’s chamber” in honor of the old nursery rhyme “Goosey, goosey, gander” – but after reading what Wikipedia has to say about the nursery rhyme it didn’t seem quite as childlike as I remembered…  I also thought that putting “in my lady’s chamber” in a blog title was perhaps not going to show up on the kinds of google searches I’d actually hope for!  I guess it’s all a matter of perspective.

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Posted in PCI Express

 

Flashback to Basics Friday! Bifurcation…

Pop quiz!  Which section of the PCI Express Base Specification covers bifurcation?  Here, I’ll even wait while you look….

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Posted in Architecture, PCI Express, PCI-SIG

 

Flashback to Basics Friday! Bandwidth…

I’ve been thinking for a while (yes, that explains the burning smell) that we should be covering some of the basics of PCI Express here at ExpressYourself in addition to “just” the new stuff.  After reading today’s posting, please let me know in the comments whether this is a good idea or not…

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Posted in PCI Express, PCI-SIG

 

The World’s SECOND PCIe Gen4 System! ARM beats Intel!

Ok, Ok, I confess to a bit of a sensationalist streak 🙂 [Who, me??]  In truth, the world’s second PCIe Gen4 system is brought to you by the very same people who brought you the world’s first – us, Synopsys that is.

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Posted in PCI Express

 

Trick or Treat… PCI Express 3.1 Released!

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Posted in Architecture, General Protocol, PCI Express, PCI-SIG, Specification, Uncategorized

 

Spring Ahead

Unless you are Rob Ford of course, if you live in North America, you probably spent your Sunday morning much like I did – going around to every clock in the house and setting it an hour forward.  If not, or if you ARE Rob Ford, then I’m sorry I didn’t post this blog entry on Saturday… 

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Posted in Architecture, General Protocol, PCI Express, PCI-SIG, Specification, Uncategorized

 

What is DMA and What Good is It to Me?

Wow, I feel all official and everything now that my name is up in genuine electrons here!  First I am compelled to correct Scott… I do have an appreciation for red wine. Without it there would be no red wine vinegar – which goes great on fries (chips for my EU friends)!

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Posted in Applications, Architecture, General Protocol, PCI Express