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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
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
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 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
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