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Next-Generation Switchtec™ Gen 5.0 PCIe® Switches

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Written by: EPS Global 2/4/2021

EPS Global are a franchised distributor of Microchip and support a range of customers from concept stage to production with Microchip PCIe Switch designs. Switchtec Gen 5.0 PCIe high performance switches deliver ultra-low system latency and advanced diagnostics enabling rapid development of next-generation 32 GT/s architectures. If you require technical support for any Microchip products our specialised FAE team are here to help you.

Have a look on our website at the Switchtec PCIe Gen4 for parts that are available today!
 


Switchtec PCIe Gen4 Switch Product Family

 
PFX High-Reliability, Flexible Gen4 Fanout PCIe Switch
  • PCIe Gen4 Switch Scalable up to 52 ports, 48 NTBs, 26 virtual switches
  • Low latency
  • Error Containment (Hot-and Surprise-Plug)
  • Advanced Diagnostics and Debug
  • End-to-end Data Integrity
  • High-performance CutThrough DMA
  • Secure boot
 
PSX Gen4 Programmable PCIe Switch
  • Superset of Gen4 PFX
  • Dual-core 1GHz MIPS SoC Architecture
  • SDK enables customization and differentiated solutions
  • Enterprise-class, field-proven, enclosure mgmt. processor
  • NVMe-MI support
  • High-performance CutThrough DMA
  • Secure boot
 
PAX Gen4 Advanced Fabric PCIe Switch
  • PCIe and GPGPU Fabric support
  • Multi-host SR-IOV Sharing support
  • Dual-core 1GHz MIPS SoC Architecture
  • PAX SDK enables customization and differentiated solutions
  • Secure boot


Applications

Typical applications for the PFX family include data centre equipment, Automotive ADAS ECUs, defence and industrial servers, workstations, test equipment, video production and broadcasting equipment, cellular infrastructure, access networks, metro networks and core networking.

 

Evaluation Kit

The PM42100-KIT Switchtec Gen 4 PCIe Switch Evaluation Kit is a device evaluation environment that supports multiple interfaces. 

Ordering Information
 
Product Part Numbers Lanes Ports/NTBs Partitions Hot-Plug Controllers
PFX 28xG4 Gen 4 Fanout PCIe Switch PM40028B-F3EI 28 16/14 8 16
PFX 36xG4 Gen 4 Fanout PCIe Switch PM40036B-F3EI 36 20/18 10 20
PFX 52xG4 Gen 4 Fanout PCIe Switch PM40052B-F3EI 52 28/26 14 28
PFX 68xG4 Gen 4 Fanout PCIe Switch PM40068B-FEI 68 36/34 18 36
PFX 84xG4 Gen 4 Fanout PCIe Switch PM40084B-FEI 84 44/42 22 44
PFX 100xG4 Gen 4 Fanout PCIe Switch PM40100B-FEI 100 52/48 26 52

Next-Generation Switchtec™ Gen 5.0 PCIe® Switches

EPS Global are a franchised distributor of Microchip and support a range of customers from concept stage to production with Microchip PCIe Switch designs. Switchtec Gen 5.0 PCIe high performance switches deliver ultra-low system latency and advanced diagnostics enabling rapid development of next-generation 32 GT/s architectures. If you require technical support for any Microchip products our specialised FAE team are here to help you.

EPS Global are a franchised distributor of Microchip and support a range of customers from concept stage to production with Microchip PCIe Switch designs. Switchtec Gen 5.0 PCIe high performance switches deliver ultra-low system latency and advanced diagnostics enabling rapid development of next-generation 32 GT/s architectures. If you require technical support for any Microchip products our specialised FAE team are here to help you.


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