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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
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
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
Sep 28, 2020

The PCI Express® (PCIe®) 6.0 specification will feature two primary mechanisms to correct errors: Forward Error Correction (FEC) and Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC). Each 256-byte FLIT comprises of 242 bytes of payload which are protected by 8 Bytes of CRC.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe FEC
Aug 11, 2020

One of the many new features included in the PCI Express® (PCIe®) specification will be PAM4 (Pulse Amplitude Modulation with 4 levels) signaling.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • What is PAM4
  • PAM4
  • PCIe FEC
  • Forward Error Correction
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 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
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
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
May 06, 2019

On January 22, 2019, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued an emergency directive to mitigate DNS infrastructure tampering intended to disrupt and redirect government and business communications.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe Cybersecurity
  • Secure Boot
  • PCIe Component Authentication
  • Firmware
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