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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
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
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 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 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
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 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
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 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

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 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
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
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