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Hey everyone, there's something that I don't understand, is PCMCIA the same as ExpressCard? I don't know if PCMCIA is just the word used for these kind of slots but it's really confusing... Any help?
    
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They are totally different. PCMCIA is an older card slot style and Express is the new card style that is similiar to PCI Express 1x.
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I had the same question. Can somebody else claify this for me as well. So I need a express card for my Dell Inspiron E1705 what do i need.

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Wiki has a good synopsis of it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PC_card

Basically analogous to PCI vs. PCI-E I think. Expresscard is a different interface with a higher bandwidth--not sure, connection-wise, how exactly they differ.
    
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