PEX 8712

12-Lane, 3-Port PCI Express Gen 3 (8 GT/s) Switch, 19 x 19mm FCBGA

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The ExpressLane™ PEX 8712 is a 12-lane, 3-port, PCIe Gen 3 switch device developed on 40nm technology. PEX 8712 offers Multi-Host PCI Express switching capability that enables users to connect multiple hosts to their respective endpoints via scalable, high-bandwidth, non-blocking interconnection to a wide variety of applications including servers, storage, communications, and graphics platforms. The PEX 8712 is well suited for fan-out, aggregation, and peer-to-peer traffic patterns. Included is PLX's proprietary visionPAK debug software, which allows, for example, internal receive-eye observation after equalization and access to the devices' internal debug registers thus enabling faster time to market.

Lifecycle Status

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Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
ACS/ARI Yes
DMA 4
Dual/ Multi Cast MC
Lanes 12
Latency 138ns
Multi- Root/ Multi- Host 2
Non-Transparency 1
Packaging Size 19mm X 19mm
PCI-SIG® Base Spec. r3.0
Port Count 3
Power Typ. 4.1
Read Pacing Yes
Temperature 0°C +70°C
Virtual Channels 1

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