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Oct 03, 2023

Servers are challenged to process more intricate and diverse types of workloads in cloud, hybrid-cloud and enterprise data centers.

  • Systems & Applications
  • AI
  • Data Centers
  • Servers
  • PCIe 5.0 specification
  • PCIe 6.0 specification
  • PCIe retimers
Apr 13, 2023

The PCI-SIG® Members Forum is a resource for members to ask a variety of technical questions about PCI Express® (PCIe®) specifications and applications.

  • PCI-SIG Membership
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCI-SIG Work Groups
  • PCI Express compliance
  • PCIe Specification
  • PCIe Technology
Mar 29, 2023

In 2022, PCI-SIG® introduced PCI Express® (PCIe®) 5.0 Compliance Testing to members. PCIe 5.0 specification official testing includes a maximum link speed of 32 GT/s.

  • Standards and Compliance
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCI Express compliance
  • PCIe 5.0 Compliance
  • PCI-SIG Compliance
May 17, 2022

It’s hard to believe it’s been 30 years since PCI-SIG® formed in 1992.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • Compliance
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe 5.0 Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCI-SIG Compliance
  • PCI-SIG Integrators List
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

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

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

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
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
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
Dec 18, 2021

PCI-SIG® has continued to host PCI Express® (PCIe®) Compliance Workshops throughout 2021 as we recognize that they are an important member benefit.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • Compliance
  • PCIe 5.0 specification
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI-SIG Integrators List
  • PCI Express 5.0
Dec 14, 2021

PCI-SIG® built upon our momentum from 2020 with another successful year in 2021. From progress on the PCIe 5.0 architecture compliance program to the impending release of the PCIe 6.0 specification, we have hit many exciting milestones.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0 Specification
  • PCI Express compliance
  • PCI Express specification
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCI-SIG Compliance
  • PCI-SIG Membership
  • PCIe 5.0 specification
  • PCIe 6.0 specification
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
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
Jul 16, 2021

By: Hope Bovenzi, Strategic Marketing, Astera Labs

  • Signal Integrity
  • automotive
  • PCIe
  • PCI Express
  • PCIe Storage
  • PCIe Retimer
  • PCIe connectivity
  • PCIe Bandwidth
  • PCI-SIG Automotive Taskforce
Jan 22, 2021

With the widespread adoption of compute-intensive workloads – such as artificial intelligence and machine learning – in enterprise and cloud data centers, high-speed, low-latency interconnects like PCI Express® architecture are required to connect high-performance nodes.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCIe retimers
  • PCIe redrivers
  • PCIe 5.0 specification
Nov 30, 2020

Wow, 2020 sure has transformed the ways we connect, learn and innovate in industries around the world, and in our daily lives!

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI Express compliance
  • PCI-SIG Integrators List
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCIe 3.0
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
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
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
Nov 25, 2019

From Israel to Europe and Japan to Taiwan, the PCI-SIG® Israel, Europe and APAC 2019 Developers Conference tour has come to an end for the year.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG DevCon
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 560
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCI Express compliance
  • PCI-SIG Integrator's List
Oct 19, 2019

The first installment of the PCI-SIG® educational webinar series, “Retimers to the Rescue: PCI Express® Specifications Reach Their Full Potential” premiered on October 9, 2019.

  • Signal Integrity
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe Retimer
  • PCIe Redriver
Sep 16, 2019

PCI Express® (PCIe®) technology is deployed worldwide by PCI-SIG member companies, so it only makes sense that PCI-SIG® travels around the globe too.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG DevCon
  • PCIe
  • PCI Express
  • PCI Express compliance
  • PCI-SIG Integrator's List
Sep 03, 2019

Retimers and redrivers have enabled longer physical channels in servers and storage systems since Peripheral Component Interface Express (PCIe®) 3.0 specification was first introduced almost 10 years ago.

  • Signal Integrity
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCI Express 4.0
  • PCIe Retimer
  • PCIe Redriver
  • PCI Express 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
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
Apr 19, 2019

PCI-SIG has built its reputation on delivering high quality PCI Express® (PCIe) specifications that have doubled bandwidth on average every three years, while maintaining full backwards compatibility with prior generations.

  • Signal Integrity
  • PCIe Lane Margining
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCI Express 4.0
  • PCIe Bandwidth
  • PCIe retimers
  • PCIe Test Equipment
Apr 03, 2019

his year, I was lucky enough to be able to attend and present at the Open Compute Project Summit and though it has come and gone by now, I’m already looking forward to the next one! 

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCI Express 4.0
  • Open Compute Project Summit
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
Mar 09, 2019

At PCI-SIG, we take pride in ensuring that our specifications operate without a hitch. However, sometimes PCI Express developers need to submit Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) to update parts of the specification so that PCIe integrated products can reach their optimal functionality.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe Engineering Change Requests
  • Firmware
  • UEFI
  • ACPI
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
Oct 04, 2018

By now, you probably know about the PCI-SIG Developers Conference which we hold in Santa Clara each year – a free event for our 750+ member companies with four tracks of presentations over two days.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • Technology
  • PCI Express
  • PCI-SIG
  • Compliance
  • 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