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PCIe Timing

Through the years, PCI Express® (PCIe®) protocol has evolved to accommodate the needs of higher speeds, imposing stringent requirements for a reliable clock source. Microchip offers a comprehensive line of PCIe® Gen 5 compliant oscillators, clock generators and buffers to address this need. Our timing parts not only meet the PCIe® jitter requirements, but also allow allocation of up to 70% of total jitter margin to the rest of the system. With our highly integrated single-chip solutions, designers can reduce component count and board area without sacrificing performance.

Key Features

  • PCIe Gen 1/2/3/4/5 compliant
  • Single and multi-output solutions
  • Fully integrated single-chip solution
  • Configurable with fast samples
  • Smallest PCIe timing solution on the market

Applications

server room
solid state drive

Enterprise Computing

  • Server
  • Storage
  • Datacenter
  • Workstation
  • SSD Memory
  • Cloud Computing
ethernet cords
wireless router

Communications

  • Access Points
  • Routers
  • Line Cards
  • Switches
  • Hubs
  • SOHO
printer network
game controller

Consumer/Embedded

  • DTV
  • STB/BDR
  • Gaming
  • Printer
  • Audio/Video
  • Gateways

Clocking Switchtec™ PCIe® Switches

Create flexible and powerful PCIe solutions when you clock our Switchtec PCIe switches with our easy-to-configure suite of multiple-output clock generators, buffers, crystals and MEMS oscillators. These fully designed, tested and validated solutions reduce your design risk and help you get to market more quickly.

Please email us at tcg_help@microchip.com for more information about PCIe timing products.