Which of these throughput speeds would you expect to see on a single direction of a PCI Express lane?
A) 500 MB/s
B) 20 MB/s
C) 500 GB/s
D) 133 MB/s
E) I can’t count that fast
The answer: A) 500 MB/s
PCIe version 2.x supports 500 megabytes per second of throughput on a single lane.
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