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Sep 19, 2023

Author’s Note: This blog discusses new functionality introduced in the PCIe 6.0 specification, but please note that the PCIe 6.0.1 and PCIe 6.1 specification revisions have been published.

  • PCI Express Specification
  • PCI Express 6.0 Specification
  • PCIe 6.0 specification
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0 Forward Error Correction
  • PCIe 6.0 FEC
  • FLIT Mode
Feb 04, 2023

In early 2022, PCI-SIG® released the full version of the PCI Express® (PCIe®) 6.0 specification.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PAM4
  • PAM4 signaling
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0 Specification
  • PCIe 6.0 architecture
Mar 29, 2022

Following the release of the PCI Express® (PCIe®) 6.0 specification to members earlier this year, PCI-SIG® had the unique opportunity to participate in three IT industry podcasts.

  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0 Specification
  • PCIe 6.0 specification
  • PCIe 6.0 architecture
  • PCI-SIG Compliance
  • PCI-SIG Membership
Jan 11, 2022

Introduction

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PAM4
  • PCIe Storage
  • PCI Express specification
  • FLIT
  • Forward Error Correct
Jan 11, 2022

For nearly three decades, PCI Express® (PCIe®) technology has served as the de facto high bandwidth, low latency interconnect. As the industry evolves to meet the needs of data-intensive applications, the PCIe specification has kept pace, enabling future innovation.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PAM4
  • PCIe Storage
  • PCI Express specification
  • FLIT
  • Forward Error Correct
Jan 11, 2022

We are pleased to commence 2022 on a high note with the official release of the PCI Express® (PCIe®) 6.0 specification to members.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PAM4
  • PCIe Storage
  • PCI Express specification
  • FLIT
  • Forward Error Correct
Jan 11, 2022

Infographic of the PCIe 6.0 Architecture

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PAM4
  • PCIe Storage
  • PCI Express specification
  • FLIT
  • Forward Error Correction
Oct 06, 2021

I am excited to report that PCI-SIG has released PCIe 6.0 specification, version 0.9 to our members. This is a major milestone in our continued effort to double the data rate of the PCI Express® specifications while maintaining backwards compatibility.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 6.0 specification
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PAM4
  • PCIe FEC
  • FLIT
  • PCI Express specification
Sep 24, 2021

The CXL™ Consortium and PCI-SIG® are excited to announce a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the two organizations.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe
  • PCI-SIG
  • CXL
  • PCI Express specification
  • CXL Consortium
Aug 19, 2021

The upcoming PCIe® 6.0 specification introduces Flow Control Unit (FLIT) encoding, which enables the specification to provide low latency with high efficiency. FLIT mode is adopted for the PCIe 6.0 architecture because error correction needs to operate on fixed sized packets.

  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PAM4
  • PCIe FEC
  • Forward Error Correction
  • FLIT
Apr 09, 2021

With global health and safety concerns related to the Covid-19 pandemic still greatly limiting in-person events in 2021, PCI-SIG® continues to offer compliance workshop opportunities to our members virtually.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 6.0 specification
  • PAM4 signaling
  • PCIe 6.0 architecture
  • PCIe form factor
  • FLIT Mode
  • PCIe FEC
Jun 22, 2020

For almost two decades, the PCI Express® (PCIe®) architecture has offered low latency and high bandwidth in support of next generation systems.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PAM4
  • PCIe FEC
  • Forward Error Correction
  • FLIT
Feb 27, 2020

At this year’s Open Compute Project Global Summit in San Jose on March 4 -5, attendees will have the opportunity to learn how PCI Express® (PCIe®) specifications enable OCP systems today and how newer versions of

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCI Express 4.0
  • OCP Summit
  • Open Compute Project
Feb 19, 2020

We are starting 2020 with the release of version 0.5 of the PCI Express® (PCIe®) 6.0 specification incorporating the significant member feedback received on version 0.3.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PAM4
  • PCIe FEC
  • Forward Error Correction
  • FLIT
  • PCI Express specification
Dec 19, 2019

As I look back on 2019, I’m proud to report that it has been a banner year for PCI-SIG®.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • OCP Summit
  • Flash Memory Summit
Oct 14, 2019

I’m pleased to share that PCI-SIG® continues to make great progress on the development of our next generation of PCIe® technology – the 

  • Physical Form Factors
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe PAM4
  • PCIe FEC
  • PCIe Forward Error Correction
  • PCIe 6.0 specification
  • PCI Express 6.0 Specification
Aug 30, 2019

Earlier this month, I attended another eventful Flash Memory Summit (FMS) and I am pleased to say that PCI Express® (PCIe®) was around every corner at this year’s event.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCI Express 4.0
  • OCP Summit
  • Flash Memory Summit
  • PCIe Storage
  • PCI Express Storage
Jul 26, 2019

This year’s Flash Memory Summit (FMS) is coming up on August 6. As PCI Express technologies continue to evolve and make strides in the industry, PCI-SIG® is excited to highlight our participation in the growth of flash storage.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCI Express 4.0
  • OCP Summit
  • Flash Memory Summit
  • PCIe Storage
  • PCI Express Storage
Jul 23, 2019

The SD Association (SDA) recently announced SD Express, which adds the PCI Express® and NVMe™ interfaces to the SD interface. The PCIe® interface delivers transfer rates up to 985 megabytes per second (MB/s) and supports backward compatibility with existing SD hosts.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • SD Association
  • SD Express
  • NVMe
  • PCIe 3.0
  • PCI Express 3.0
Jun 19, 2019

I am happy to share that PCI-SIG® has begun developing the PCI Express® (PCIe®) 6.0 specification, targeted for release in 2021.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe PAM4
  • PCIe FEC
  • PCIe Forward Error Correction
  • PCIe 6.0 specification
  • PCI Express 6.0 Specification
  • PCI Express PAM4
  • PCIe 6.0 FEC
  • PCI Express 6.0 FEC
  • PCIe6.0 Forward Error Correction
  • PCI Express 6.0 Forward Error Correction
Jun 19, 2019

I am happy to share that PCI-SIG® has begun developing the PCI Express® (PCIe®) 6.0 specification, targeted for release in 2021.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe PAM4
  • PCIe FEC
  • PCIe Forward Error Correction
  • PCIe 6.0 specification
  • PCI Express 6.0 Specification
  • PCI Express PAM4
  • PCIe 6.0 FEC
  • PCI Express 6.0 FEC
  • PCIe6.0 Forward Error Correction
  • PCI Express 6.0 Forward Error Correction
Feb 06, 2019

This is already shaping up to be a busy year for PCI-SIG® with the pending release of the PCI Express® 5.0 specification targete

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • Embedded World
  • SD Association
  • OCP Global Summit
Dec 19, 2018

I’m happy to share that 2018 has been another productive year for PCI-SIG. In addition to significant progress in our specification development and compliance work, we also continued to provide educational resources to our members and the industry.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • OCP Summit
  • Flash Memory Summit
  • Developers Conference
Sep 11, 2018

PCI Express (PCIe®) has been widely adopted in a number of applications that range from small, power-constrained IoT sensors and mobile devices to servers and networking and communications equipment.

  • Physical Form Factors
  • M.2
  • U.2
  • CEM
  • Networking
  • Form Factor
Jul 31, 2018

I’m looking forward to attending the Flash Memory Summit (FMS) next week in Santa Clara.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • Flash Memory Summit
  • FMS
  • NVMe
  • Flash Storage
Apr 25, 2018

I recently attended the OCP Summit for the first time and I was impressed by the size of this growing event. The San Jose Convention Center was packed with industry experts – all eager to discuss how to move the Open Compute Project (OPC) forward.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCI-SIG
  • OCP Summit
  • Open Compute Project
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCI Express 4.0