Originally Posted by The Von Matrices
I'm curious why Intel is not branding this interconnect DMI 3.0 since DMI versions 1.0 and 2.0 were basically PCI express anyway.
Because DMI isn't basically PCI-E. It is physically PCI-E, but it has a different low-overhead data-encoding scheme. AMD's A-Link, on the other hand, is purely PCI-E. The PCI-E 3.0 x4 link in Patsburg D/X is pure PCI-E.
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