Which bus architecture has the highest throughput?

You’d like to upgrade your video card, and you want to use the fastest possible bus architecture. Of these choices, which bus architecture has the highest throughput?

A) PCI Express Bus

B) AGP Bus

C) ISA Bus

D) PCI Bus

E) Party Bus

The answer: A) PCI Express Bus

The PCI Express Bus has the fastest throughput, especially when multiple lanes are used to connect a component.

Want to know more? Watch “Bus Architectures.”

The internal bus and expansion bus on a personal computer is a major factor in the overall speed an operation of the system. In this module, well discuss computer buses, PC expansion buses, and methods to calculate the speed and throughput of a computer bus.