List of computer bus interfaces

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This is a partial list of expansion bus interfaces, or expansion card slots, for installation of expansion cards.

Bus interfaces[edit]

Interface name Year introduced Connector Max transfer Main use Notes
CAMAC 1972 Processor independent Industry use.
S-100 1974 2×50 2.54 mm card edge Designed around Intel 8080 but used with other processors too Homebrew and industry use.
VME 1981 DIN 41612 10 MByte/s Motorola 68000 based Industry use.
STEbus 1983 DIN 41612 a+c rows  ? Processor independent based Industrial quality bus, 8-bit data / 20-bit address. Eurocard sized.
Acorn system bus 1979 DIN 41612 a+b rows  ? 6502 based 8-bit data / 16-bit address.
ISA-8 1981 [1] 2×31 2.54 mm 1.99 MByte/s [2] IBM PC Widespread.
ISA-16 1984 [3] 2×31 + 2×18 2.54 mm 3.97 MByte/s [4] IBM AT Widespread.
Amiga Zorro II 1985 [5] 2×50 2.54 mm 3.56 MByte/s Amiga Auto configuration.
EISA 1988 [6] 20 MByte/s IBM clones 32-bit version of ISA-16 more or less.
NuBus 1987 40 MByte/s NeXT, Macintosh II
Amiga Zorro III 1990 [7] 2×50 2.54 mm 150 MByte/s Amiga Multiplexed 32-bit.
PDS 1991 Macintosh LC
PCI-32/33 1993 [8] 133 MByte/s Widespread.
PCI Express 2004 [9] 250 MByte/s P2P highspeed PCI.
Bus interfaces
ISA 
EISA 
NuBus 
PCI 
PCI Express ×16 slot 
PCI Express ×1 slot 


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ wiki: Industry Standard Architecture
  2. ^ Programmed I/O 4 cycles at 8.33 MHz: '(8*8330000*(1/4))/(8*2**20)
  3. ^ wiki: Industry Standard Architecture
  4. ^ '(16*8330000*(1/4))/(8*2**20)
  5. ^ Introduction year of the A1000
  6. ^ wiki: Extended Industry Standard Architecture
  7. ^ Introduction year of the A3000
  8. ^ wiki: Conventional PCI
  9. ^ wiki: PCI Express