Which bus type uses full-duplex lanes to provide communication between devices?
B) mini PCI
E) Which lane is the fast lane?
The answer: C) PCIe
PCI Express (PCIe) is a serial bus, unlike the parallel bus of PCI or PCI-X. With the serial connectivity, a device can communicate at top speed instead of being limited by the slowest device on the bus.
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