Peripheral Components Interconnect, system bus used to connect peripherals such as video and audio cards, controller, network cards and other. It has a working frequency of 33 MHz and a transfer rate of 133 Mb/sec.
A type of slot built in to the motherboard that is designed to capacitate card-based components that must transfer relatively large amounts of data quickly for processing. Examples of PCI components are graphics adapters, network adapters, SCSI adapters, and in some cases, sound cards.
ersonal omputer nterconnect. This is the most widely used card interface for all devices. For example you might see PCI sound cards, video cards, modems, network adapters, video addons and so-on. When reading motherboard specs, the more PCI slots the better.