Despite PCIe 4.0 SSDs and different devices lone being connected the marketplace for a fewer years now, earlier you cognize it we whitethorn beryllium slotting PCIe 7.0 components into our gaming PCs. And if you deliberation NVMe drives are plentifulness accelerated now, the caller PCI Express specification should let work and constitute speeds to scope caller heights, acknowledgment to it boasting 8 times the bandwidth of the existent spec.
PCI-SIG, the organisation liable for the improvement of PCI Express specifications, announced the PCIe 7.0 merchandise day during its 2022 developers conference. Due successful 2025, the caller modular promises to present speeds of 512GB/s (that’s gigabytes) via sixteen lanes.
While this sounds awesome by itself, it’ll beryllium capable to lucifer the afloat bandwidth of PCIe 4.0 with conscionable 2 lanes, and PCIe 5.0 with four. This volition lone instantly payment servers and supercomputers, but volition yet pass the designs of the best graphics cards and SSDs for gaming.
For now, we person PCIe 5.0 retention drives and GPUs to look guardant to, and AMD Ryzen 7000 CPUs volition beryllium the archetypal processors to enactment the specification erstwhile they accomplishment aboriginal this year.