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Jan 09, 2024

As the complexity of computer workloads in the automotive market increase, so does the sophistication of computers in vehicles, along with the interconnect performance requirements. A unique emerging challenge is Automotive Functional Safety (FuSA).

  • Systems & Applications
  • automotive
  • PCI Express
  • PCIe Specification
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCIe 6.0
Nov 28, 2023

Author’s Note: This blog discusses new functionality introduced in the PCIe 6.0 specification, but please note that subsequent revisions have been published. Developers should always work from the latest revision to ensure they see all specification errata.

  • PCI Express Specification
  • PCI Express 6.0 Specification
  • PCIe 6.0 specification
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe 6.0 FEC
  • PCIe PAM4
  • PCIe L0p
  • PCIe low power
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
May 15, 2023

PCI-SIG® is comprised of multiple technical work groups (TWGs) that develop PCI Express® (PCIe®) technology. Work groups are open to all PCI-SIG member company representatives and allow companies to shape current and future PCIe specifications.

  • PCI-SIG Work Group Spotlight
  • PCI Express
  • PCI Express specification
  • PCIe Specification
  • PCI-SIG Work Groups
Mar 18, 2023

The PCI-SIG® Developers Conference returned to Taipei, Taiwan for the first time since 2019 on Feb. 20-21 at the Taipei Marriott Hotel. With 674 total attendees, it was the highest-ever turnout for a DevCon.

  • Standards and Compliance
  • Developers Conference
  • PCI-SIG DevCon
  • PCI-SIG Compliance
  • PCI-SIG Integrators List
Feb 23, 2023

PCI-SIG® is comprised of multiple technical work groups (TWGs) that work towards the development of PCI Express® (PCIe®) technology. Work groups are open to all PCI-SIG member company representatives and allow companies to further the PCIe specifications.

  • PCI-SIG Work Group Spotlight
  • PCI Express
  • PCI Express specification
  • PCIe Specification
  • PCIe Cabling
  • PCI-SIG Work Groups
Jul 20, 2022

During the PCI-SIG® US DevCon 2022, the PCI-SIG Board of Directors surprised two individuals for their years of service and contributions to the development and expansion of PCI Express® (PCIe®) technology.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • Developers Conference
  • PCI-SIG DevCon
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCI Express specification
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
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

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
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 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 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 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
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
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
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
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 30, 2020

The upcoming PCI Express® (PCIe®) 6.0 specification will continue PCI-SIG’s® longstanding history of innovation for the next generation of products to keep up with evolving needs in a wide range of markets.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe L0p
  • PCIe low power state
Jun 23, 2020

PCI-SIG® has shifted to virtual events for the 2020 calendar year and our first major members event was the Virtual PCI-SIG Developers Conference.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCI-SIG DevCon
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCI Express 4.0 PCIe Retimer
  • PCI Express Retimer
Jun 11, 2020

PCI Express® (PCIe®) technology is the most important high-speed serial bus in servers. Due to its high bandwidth and low latency characteristics, PCI Express architecture is widely used in various server interconnect scenarios, such as:

  • Signal Integrity
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe CEM
  • PCIe Channel Loss
Jun 03, 2020

Before the emergence of autonomous driving, our cars provided isolation from the outside world. We could move from point A to point B with the press of a pedal and a Mapquest print-out in the passenger seat.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • automotive
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
Dec 18, 2019

According to Tractica, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) markets are set to grow to $118.6 billion by 2025—as  these new technologies are becoming the heart of our digital lives.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe Bandwidth
Dec 07, 2019

Our PCI-SIG® members have been hard at work. In 2017, we delivered PCI Express® 4.0 with its 16 GT/s, while also diving headfirst into PCI Express 5.0 development – first announced at our annual PCI-SIG DevCon in June 2017.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe Bandwidth
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
Nov 15, 2019

PCI-SIG® has enabled PCI Express® (PCIe®) technology to be cost-effective and easy to implement by supporting multiple form factors for a variety of applications.

  • Physical Form Factors
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe CEM
  • PCIe Card Electromechanical Connector
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 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
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
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
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
Jul 12, 2019

Another PCI-SIG Developers Conference has come and gone, and we had a whopping 600+ member company attendees at this year’s event in Santa Clara.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCI-SIG DevCon
  • PCIe 6.0
  • PCI Express 6.0
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
May 19, 2019

I am pleased to announce that PCI Express® 5.0 specification, Version 1.0— reaching 32GT/s transfer rates—has been released to our members in less than 2 years.

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCI-SIG Membership
May 06, 2019

PCI-SIG® is proud to announce that we have established a working relationship with DMTF to simplify hardware management.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe
  • PCI Express
  • PCI-SIG
  • DMTF
  • Redfish
  • PCIe Security
May 06, 2019

This June 18-19, PCI-SIG and its 800+ member companies return to the Santa Clara Convention Center for the largest member event of the year: the Annual Members Meeting and Developers Conference.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCI Express 4.0
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCIe 4.0
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
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
Dec 07, 2018

Our PCI-SIG® members have been hard at work. In 2017, we delivered PCI Express® 4.0 with its 16 GT/s, while also diving headfirst into PCI Express 5.0 development – first announced at our annual PCI-SIG DevCon in June 2017.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe Bandwidth
Nov 08, 2018

The PCI-SIG Serial Enabling Workgroup (called the “SEG” for short) is the PCI-SIG workgroup charged with running the PCI Express® (PCIe®) compliance program.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCI-SIG Compliance
  • PCI-SIG Interoperability
  • PCI-SIG Integrators List
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
Jun 18, 2018

Whew, what a week! That’s another PCI-SIG Developers Conference in the books though.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCI Express 4.0
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCIe 5.0
Jun 05, 2018

After successfully releasing PCIe® 4.0 Specification Version 1.0 last October, the members of the PCI-SIG® have been heads down and hard at work to ensure PCIe 5.0 specification is made a reality by 2019.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI Express
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
May 13, 2018

Press conference on June 5 to announce PCIe 5.0 spec updates

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCIe 5.0
  • Developers Conference
  • Specification
Oct 24, 2017

I’m pleased to share that PCI-SIG has released the PCIe 4.0 Specification Version 1.0 and it is now available for download on our website.

  • Standards & Compliance
  • PCIe 5.0
  • PCI Express 5.0
  • PCI Expres 4.0
  • PCIe 4.0
  • PCI-SIG