What is the difference between ISA and PCI?

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ISA is an old technology that has been replaced by PCI, PCIe and so on. ISA slots are usually black, long and the gold contacts are large. PCI slots are light-colored, usually white, shorter and smaller.

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What is conventional PCI?

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PCI stands for Peripheral Component Interconnect. PCI is a parallel bus architecture developed in 1992 for desktop and server applications. PCI slots are provided for the Expansion Cards. Expansion cards like Graphics Card, TV Tuner Card, USB Card provide you more facilities.

PCI has evolved into several variations (PCI, PCI-X, PCMCIA, CardBus, CompactPCI, etc.), all parallel bus technologies, to meet the specific requirements of its many applications....

What is ISA?

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ISA stands for Industry Standard Architecture. ISA was introduced in 1981 as a type of bus used in PCs for adding expansion cards. ISA is one of the oldest forms of an expansion slot on a computers motherboard. ISA original 8-bit version.

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