PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) - Definition
The Peripheral Component Interconnect, or PCI Standard (this term in practice is almost always shortened to PCI), specifies a computer bus for attaching peripheral devices to a computer motherboard.
The PCI bus is common in modern PCs, where it has displaced ISA and VESA Local Bus as the standard expansion bus, but it also appears in many other computer types. The bus will eventually be succeeded by PCI Express, which is standard in most new computers, and other technologies. The PCI specification covers the physical size of the bus (including wire spacing), electrical characteristics, bus timing, and protocols.
PCI (Peripheral Component Interconnect) - Synonyms
PCI ; Peripheral Component Interconnect