Microsemi PCIe Gen 3 Switches with Industrial temperature range now available

Posted on April 03, 2018

Microsemi PCIe Gen 3 Switches from the Switchtec PFX family are now available in Industrial temperature range PFX-I parts ( see Switchtec PFX / PFX-I Fanout Family Product Brief - https://www.microsemi.com/product-directory/storage/4346-pcie-gen3-switches).

The Switchtec PFX / PFX-I family comprises PCIe switches from 24 lanes to 96 lanes, providing:

  • The most flexible port bifurcation in the industry, from x2, x4, x8, x16 lanes per port;
  • PFX-I switches support industrial temperature ranges: -40°C (Ta)  to +105°C (Tj) 
  • The highest port and Non-Transparent Bridge (NTB) density, with up to 48 ports and 48 NTBs;
  • The highest switch partition density, with up to 24 for efficient use of system resources;
  • Advanced error containment and surprise-plug and unplug support to prevent system crashes;
  • Advanced diagnostics and debug features to identify, diagnose and fix problems; and
  • SRIS for cabled PCIe and lower cost system designs.

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