PEX 8617

16-Lane, 4-Port PCI Express Gen 2 (5.0 GT/s) Switch, 19 x 19mm PBGA

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The ExpressLane™ PEX 8617 device offers 16 PCI Express Gen 2 (5.0 GT/s) lanes, capable of configuring up to 4 flexible ports. The switch conforms to the PCI Express Base Specification, rev 2.0. The 16-lane switch enables users to add scalable, high bandwidth, non-blocking interconnection to a wide variety of applications including workstations, communications, storage, and embedded systems as well as intelligent I/O modules and add-in cards. The PEX 8617 boasts the industry's lowest 16-lane PCIe Gen 2 latency at 140ns and unsurpassed performance with its non-blocking architecture, capable of supporting both host-centric as well as true peer-to-peer traffic. The PEX 8617 also features an on-chip Non-Transparent port for dual-host and failover applications, as well as two SSC isolation and two Virtual Channels for enhanced QoS. 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 8617 is offered in a 19 x 19mm 324-ball PBGA. This device is available in lead-free packaging. This device supports Access Control Services (ACS).

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Lifecycle Status

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Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
ACS/ARI Yes
DMA --
Dual/ Multi Cast DC
Lanes 16
Latency 140ns
Packaging Size 19mm X 19mm
PCI-SIG® Base Spec. r2.0
Port Count 4
Power Typ. 1.9
Read Pacing Yes
SSC (Spread Spectrum Clocking ) 1
Temperature -40°C +85°C
Virtual Channels 2

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