PLX Technology PEX87xx ExpressLane™ PCIe Gen 3 Switches
PLX Technology PEX87xx ExpressLane™ PCIe Gen 3 Switches are the first Gen 3 PCI Express switches and offer unparalleled speed and performance. PEX87xx devices offer multi-host PCI Express switching capability and feature superior performance, low latency, low power consumption, integrated non-transparency, integrated Hot-Plug support, small packaging, and highly flexible configurations. These PLX Technology switches fully support and enhance the Intel Ivy Bridge® processor family. The combination of PLX switches and PCIe-native Ivy Bridge processors enable high-performance servers in data centers and cloud computing environments to realize unprecedented interconnect design options and processing power.
PEX87xx RDK hardware modules contain a PEX87xx IC that plugs right into a designer's system. These kits can be used to test and validate customer software or used as an evaluation vehicle for PEX87xx features and benefits. These RDKs provide everything a user needs to get hardware and software development started.