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Description of port or connector describes the end that is plugged into the computer. When applicable use acronym instead of full name
Connects storage devices to main board or adapter. Operates up to 5120Mbps. Connects up to 7 (8-bit) or 15 (16-bit) devices.
Connects monitors and TVs. Digital signal. Uses 19-pin connector. Can carry audio. Compatible with DVI. Uses HDCP to encrypt signal to display device.
Connects peripherals and storage devices. Operates at 480Mbps. Uses 4 contact rectangle connector. Introduced April 2000.
Connects storage devices to main board or adapter. Operates at 1.5, 3.0, 6.0Gbps. Connects only one device. Uses 7 pin connector.
Used for networking. Operates from 10Mbps to 10Gbps. Carries signal over four twisted pairs of wire. Star topology. Maximum length 100m.
Connects peripherals. Operates at 1.5Mbps and 12Mbps, Uses 4 contact rectangle connector. Introduced 1996.
Used for networking. Operates at 10Mbps. Uses RG-48 coax cable, BNC connectors, terminators at both ends. Bus Topology. Maximum length 200m.
Used for networking. Operates at 10Mbps. Uses an RG-8 coax cable. Uses vampire tap that attaches to external AUI. Bus Topology. Maximum length 500m.
Connects peripherals and storage devices. Operates at 5Gbps. Uses 9 contact rectangle connector. Introduced December 2008.
Connects storage devices to main board or adapter. Operates up to 1067Mbps. Connects up to 2 devices. Uses 40-pin ribbon cable.
Connects monitors. Primarily uses digital signal, but can carry analog signal. Uses 29-pin connector.
Connects keyboards and mice. Uses 6-pin Mini-DIN connector.
Connects peripherals, storage devices and monitors. Developed by Intel. Marketed by Apple. Combines PCI Express and DisplayPort into a serial interface. Operates at 20Gbps.
Used for networking. Operates from 4Mbps to 16Mbps. Originally a proprietary standard by IBM. Ring topology.
Connects peripherals, especially legacy printers. Uses DB-25 connector. Maximum speed around 16Mbps.
Connects peripherals and storage devices. Developed by Apple. Uses 4 and 6 pin connectors for 400Mbps and 9 pin connector for 800Mbps, 1.6Gbps and 3.2Gpbs.
Connects peripherals Operates at up to 115200 bits/s. Commonly uses 9-pin DE-9 Connector.
Connects monitors. Digital Signal. Uses 20 pin connector. Can carry audio. Optional compatibility with other digital output standards and DRM capabilites.
Connects monitors. Analog signal. Uses 15 pin D-Sub connector.
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