Re: PCI bus speed on OldWorld PCI macs
Michael Hackett writes:
> Chris <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 100Mbps Ethernet = approx. 10-12 MB/s. PCI bandwidth is 132 MB/s (or
> 80-90 MB/s in practice, I've read here recently). Plenty of headroom. I
> doubt such a card would even get much in the way of other PCI traffic.
> As Ben said, it is 33 MHz. It has no relation to the system bus speed,
> and remains the same even if you overclock the system bus.
>> -Should I worry about old PCI cards not working at "overclocked" PCI
>> bus settings on the PPC-MAC side?
> No, because you can't change the PCI clock.
Do you know this specifically for his hardware? Remember that
it is 100% allowed to run PCI at less than 33 MHz, and that
this is common.