PEX 8616

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

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The ExpressLane™ PEX 8616 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 8616 boasts the industry's lowest 16-lane PCIe Gen 2 latency at 150ns and unsurpassed performance with its non-blocking architecture, capable of supporting both host-centric as well as true peer-to-peer traffic. The PEX 8616 also features an on-chip Non-Transparent port for dual-host and failover applications, as well as two 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 8616 is offered in a 19 x 19mm 324-ball FCBGA. This device is available in lead-free packaging. This device supports Access Control Services (ACS).

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Specification Value
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ACS/ARI Yes
DMA --
Dual/ Multi Cast DC
Lanes 16
Latency 150ns
Multi- Root/ Multi- Host 8
Non-Transparency
Packaging Size 19mm X 19mm
PCI-SIG® Base Spec. r2.0
Port Count 4
Power Typ. 2.3
Read Pacing Yes
SSC (Spread Spectrum Clocking ) 4
Temperature -5°C +85°C
Virtual Channels 1

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