16-Lane, 4-Port PCI Express Gen 3 (8 GT/s) Switch, 19 x 19mm FCBGA
The ExpressLane™ PEX 8716 is a 16-lane, 4-port, PCIe Gen 3 switch device developed on 40nm technology. PEX 8716 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 8716 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.
Not Recommended for New Design
|Lifecycle||Not Recommended for New Design|
|Dual/ Multi Cast||MC|
|Multi- Root/ Multi- Host||2|
|Packaging Size||19mm X 19mm|
|PCI-SIG® Base Spec.||r3.0|
|SSC (Spread Spectrum Clocking )||4|
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