PEX 8632

PCI Gen 2 Express Switches - PEX 8632

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The ExpressLane™ PEX 8632 device offers 32 PCI Express Gen 2 (5.0 GT/s) lanes, capable of configuring up to 12 flexible ports. The switch conforms to the PCI Express Base Specification, rev 2.0. The 32-lane switch enables users to add scalable, high bandwidth, non-blocking interconnection to a wide variety of applications including servers, communications, storage, blade servers, and embedded systems. The PEX 8632 boasts the industry's lowest 32-lane PCIe Gen 2 latency at 145ns and unsurpassed performance with its non-blocking architecture, capable of supporting both host-centric as well as true peer-to-peer traffic. The PEX 8632 also features an on-chip Non-Transparent port for dual-host and failover applications, as well as three on-chip Hot-Plug controllers, allowing users to implement single-chip solutions. The device is hardware configurable and software programmable, allowing users to tailor their port configurations and QoS operating characteristics to suit their application requirements. The PEX 8632 is offered in a 27 x 27mm 676-ball FCBGA. This device is available in lead-free packaging. This device supports Access Control Services (ACS).

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Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Distrib. Inventory No
DMA --
Dual/ Multi Cast DC
Lanes 32
Latency 145ns
Multi- Root/ Multi- Host 8
Non-Transparency 1
Packaging Size 27mm X 27mm
PCI-SIG® Base Spec. r2.0
Port Count 12
Power Typ. 2.9
Read Pacing Yes
SSC (Spread Spectrum Clocking ) Yes
Temperature -40°C +85°C
Virtual Channels 1
Application Note18 i
Data Book2 i
Design Guide1 i
Errata1 i
HSPICE Model1 i
Product Change Notice (PCN)7 i
Quality & Reliability9 i
Rapid Development Kit1 i
Reliability Data Sheet1 i
Selection Guide1 i
Test Report1 i
White Papers4 i

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