Microchip PCIe Gen 4 PFX and PSX Switches Production released

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Microchip Gen4 PCIe Switches

EPS Global have been supporting a range of customers from Tier 1s to smaller volume customer since the concept stage of Microchip PCIe Switch designs.
 
We now have several of our customers who designed in these parts going into production. If you too require technical support for any of Microchip products our FAEs are here to help you.
EPS are a Franchised Distributor for Microchip products.
 
Our specialised FAE team are providing technical support to a number of customers with regards to new Microchip parts that are still in development. If you too have advanced requirements, we can help you get a Microchip NDA signed for new parts and help you get to the market early with your products.


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

Microchip PCIe Gen 4 PFX and PSX Switches Production released

EPS Global have been supporting a range of customers from Tier 1s to smaller volume customer since the concept stage of Microchip PCIe Switch designs.
 
We now have several of our customers who designed in these parts going into production. If you too require technical support for any of Microchip products our FAEs are here to help you.
EPS are a Franchised Distributor for Microchip products.

EPS Global have been supporting a range of customers from Tier 1s to smaller volume customer since the concept stage of Microchip PCIe Switch designs.
 
We now have several of our customers who designed in these parts going into production. If you too require technical support for any of Microchip products our FAEs are here to help you.
EPS are a Franchised Distributor for Microchip products.


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