PCI Special Interest Group has just held its annual meeting and developer conference in California, where plans for a 32Gbps PCIe cable were revealed. The connecters are said to be be flast wires made completely out of copper and will have speed to distance ratio of 32Gbps up to 10 feet or 3m approx. This standard will be called the PCI 3.0 and will be available late 2013.

The PCI 4.0 details were not mentioned , but the information that the launch is 4 years away was let out.

[EE Times]