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Flexible & Versatile PCI Express Switch (iii) ,Multiplexer Switch ICs 16 Lane 5 Port PCI Express Switch

Manufacturer : PLX Technology, Inc. (Broadcom)
Package/Case : BGA
Product Categories : Multiplexer Switch ICs
Datasheet: PEX8518-AC25BIG Datasheet (PDF)
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PEX8518-AC25BIG Product Details

The ExpressLane PEX 8518 device offers PCI Express switching capability enabling users to add scalable high bandwidth, non-blocking interconnection to a wide variety of applications including servers, storage systems, communications platforms. blade servers, and embedded-control products. The PEX 8518 is well suited for fan-out, aggregation, peer-topeer, and intelligent I/O module applications.


ƒ PEX 8518 General Features
o 16-lane PCI Express switch
- Integrated SerDes
o Up to five configurable ports
o 23mm x 23mm, 376-ball PBGA package
o Typical Power: 2.6 Watts
ƒ PEX 8518 Key Features
o Standards Compliant
- PCI Express Base Specification, r1.1
- Standard SHPC Specification, r1.1 (hot-plug)
o High Performance
- Non-blocking internal architecture
- Full line rate on all ports
- Cut-Thru latency: 150ns
o Non-Transparent Bridging
- Configurable Non-Transparent port for Multi-Host or Intelligent I/O Support
o Flexible Configuration
- Five highly flexible & configurable ports (x1, x2, x4, or x8)
- Configurable with strapping pins, EEPROM, I2 C, or Host software
- Lane and polarity reversal
o PCI Express Power Management
- Link power management states: L0, L0s, L1, L2/L3 Ready, L2 and L3
- Device states: D0 and D3hot
- Vaux, WAKE#, Beacon support
o Spread Spectrum Clock
- Dual clock domain
o Quality of Service (QoS)
- Two Virtual Channels per port
- Eight Traffic Classes per port
- Fixed and Round-Robin Virtual Channel Port Arbitration
o Reliability, Availability, Serviceability
- 5 Standard Hot-Plug Controllers
- Upstream port as hot-plug client
- Transaction Layer end-to-end CRC
- Poison bit
- Advanced Error Reporting
- Lane Status bits and GPO available
- Per port error diagnostics
• Bad DLLPs
• Bad TLPs
• CRC errors
- JTAG boundary scan
- Fatal Error out-of-band signal option


Suitable for host-centric as well as intelligent I/O applications ExpressLane PEX 8518 can be configured for a wide variety of form factors and applications.

PEX8518-AC25BIG Pinout
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PEX8518-AC25BIG Block Diagram
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