PCIe 5.0 Arriving in 2019 With 4x More Bandwidth Than PCIe 3.0

Asus Strix Z270E PCIe 3

PCI-SIG has announced that PCIe 4.0 specification is finished — and it plans to have PCIe 5.0 ready to go by 2019.

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VESA finalizes DisplayPort 1.4, adds 8K support, data compression, and USB-C

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VESA announced today that the DisplayPort 1.4 specification has been finished. The new standard allows for up to 8K video, implements new color capabilities, and adds a visually lossless compression method to ensure the standard will meet the needs of 5K or even 8K displays.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/224006-vesa-finalizes-displayport-1-4-adds-8k-support-data-compression-and-usb-c-support

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New, faster Qi wireless charging spec could get an iPhone from 0 to 60% in 30 minutes

The Wireless Power Consortium has updated its popular Qi wireless power specification to include a new 15-watt fast charging mode, meaning that if Apple eventually does choose to expand the availability of wireless charging across its product range, it could do so with no detriment to charging times.

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Thunderbolt 3 spec announced with support for USB-C connector, transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps

The next generation of the high-speed Thunderbolt specification was announced on Tuesday, ditching the legacy Mini DisplayPort connector for the new smaller, reversible USB-C standard, and offering transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps with high-end cables.

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VESA steams ahead with DisplayPort 1.4a, allows for 8K scaling

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Embedded DisplayPort 1.4a’s specification has been published and the new capabilities allow for 8K scaling and significant power and efficiency improvements for future mobile displays.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/199128-vesa-steams-ahead-with-displayport-1-4a-allows-for-8k-scaling

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