PEX 9749

49 lane, 13 port, PCI Express Gen3 ExpressFabric Platform

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Avago has extended the reach of PCIe for use as a fabric for data center and cloud computing through its ExpressFabric initiative and platform of hardware and software. ExpressFabric can eliminate expensive bridging devices within the rack, such as adapter cards that translate native PCIe to Ethernet and back to PCIe. Yet ExpressFabric works seamlessly with other standards used within the rack and in rack-to-rack connectivity. The industry-first ExpressFabric platform enables high performance, low latency, scalable, cost-effective fabric capabilities based on Gen3 PCI Express. The platform provides the ability to share I/O with standard SR-IOV or multifunction devices, and to enable multiple hosts to reside on a single PCIe-based network using standard PCIe enumeration – a capability not previously available on PCIe devices. The hosts communicate through Ethernet-like DMA, and do so using standard hosts, end-points, and application software.

Lifecycle Status

Active

Lifecycle Status

Active

Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Dedicated x1 mCPU Port Yes
DMA Multi Cast Yes
DPC /eDPC Yes
Ethernet DMA (NIC DMA) Yes
HPC 4
Lanes 49
Latency 150ns
MSI-X Yes
Packaging Size 27mm X 27mm
Port Count 13
Power Typ. 13.5
Read Tracking Yes
Shared I/O Yes
SRIS Yes
SSC (Spread Spectrum Clocking ) 12
TWC Ports 12

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