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INDUSTRY STANDARD ARCHITECTURE

An expansion card standard for adding core components and extra
peripherals to PCs. Old as the hills, something like 20+ years.
Available initialyinitially, initial, initials, inertial, initialed in 8-bit form on the very first x86 based PCs, and
then 16-bit form on 286 and later machines. Even implemented by some
manufacturers on sixth and seventh generation x86 motherboards.

Rendered obseleteobsolete, obsoleted, obsoletes, absolute, abseiled, oblate, absentee by PCIPIC, CPI, CI, PI, PC, PSI, PCS, PEI, POI, SCI, MCI, XCI, PCB, PCP, PCT, PHI [1], but will die a slow an painful death,
simply because it has been around for so long.

Links:
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[1] http://melbourne.wireless.org.au/?PCI

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