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    PCIe 6.0 spec version 0.5 released to members

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    Re: PCIe 6.0 spec version 0.5 released to members

    So the question is whether this means that motherboards are likely to go from 4.0 to 6.0, skipping 5.0 due to this.
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    Re: PCIe 6.0 spec version 0.5 released to members

    Quote Originally Posted by Output View Post
    So the question is whether this means that motherboards are likely to go from 4.0 to 6.0, skipping 5.0 due to this.
    Doubt it... but then it's a possibility
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    Re: PCIe 6.0 spec version 0.5 released to members

    Its a shame really that the graph is based on there release spec not the actual to the consumer, given its 2020 now and PCIe5 has yet to appear given the graph is like nailing it to 2019 where really only PCie4 hit Q3 2019 so its looking like 18 months lag behind the chart so Pcie6 looks destined for Q3/4 of 2022 so probably not take off for consumers until 2023.

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    Re: PCIe 6.0 spec version 0.5 released to members

    Quote Originally Posted by Output View Post
    So the question is whether this means that motherboards are likely to go from 4.0 to 6.0, skipping 5.0 due to this.
    I can't see 6 being implemented anytime this decade on consumer boards, 4-5 is a fairly straightforward change as 5 is basically a tweaked version of 4 (it extends 4), whereas 6 changes things pretty drastically (new signalling, new error correction, etc).

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    Re: PCIe 6.0 spec version 0.5 released to members

    "the special interest group has found new vigour and its forward charted progress"

    its about damn time the snails move faster... this group are much to SLOW with progress.

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    Re: PCIe 6.0 spec version 0.5 released to members

    Quote Originally Posted by PMMEASURES View Post
    Its a shame really that the graph is based on there release spec not the actual to the consumer, given its 2020 now and PCIe5 has yet to appear given the graph is like nailing it to 2019 where really only PCie4 hit Q3 2019 so its looking like 18 months lag behind the chart so Pcie6 looks destined for Q3/4 of 2022 so probably not take off for consumers until 2023.
    That's the point though this is a working group and its goal is to publish a usable spec. It's up to device manufacturers to implement it. The whining and crying over the slight bump in price for the x570 chipset tells you why there is a big lag between release of a spec and a real product release, customers don't what to pay for it and manufactures are only doing what they get paid for. Sure lights a fire under them when it gets going, the x570 which is now the pcie4 test chipset used by Nvidia and now even intel because it's the one and only available consumer product.

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