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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 25, 2021

With the emergence of autonomous vehicles, AI-based advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), today’s automobiles are becoming high-tech “servers on wheels.” PCI Express® (PCIe®) technology is expanding to become the interconnect of choice in automotive applicat

  • Systems & Applications
  • automotive
  • PCIe
  • PCI Express
  • PCIe Retimer
  • PCIe connectivity
  • PCIe CEM
  • PCIe Security
  • PCIe low power
  • PCI-SIG Automotive Taskforce.
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
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
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
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
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