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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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Aug 24, 2018

PCI Express® – also known as PCIe – used to get a bad rap for being power hungry on servers and PCs. But I’m happy to say that this is no longer the case. Are you aware that PCIe today is extremely power efficient with built-in low power features?

  • Systems & Applications
  • PCI-SIG
  • PCI Express 3.0
  • PCIe 3.0
  • PCIe Latency
  • PCIe low power