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PM8543

Switchtec PSX Programmable 48xG3 PCIe Switch

Status: In Production

Features:

  • 48 lanes, 28 ports, 28 NTBs, and 12 virtual switch partitions
  • Flexible port bifurcation with no restrictions on configuring ports as either upstream or downstream
  • Integrated enclosure management processor and I/O interfaces, SDK, and a turn-key enclosure management solution
  • Error containment for surprise-plug and unplug to prevent system crashes
  • Advanced diagnostics and debug features to identify, diagnose and fix problems
  • SDK enables customer-differentiated solutions in areas such as error containment and surprise-plug
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Device Overview

Summary

The Switchtec PM8543 PSX PCIe Gen 3 Storage Switch is a programmable, high-reliability PCIe Base Specification 3.1-compliant switch supporting 48 lanes, 28 ports, 12 virtual switch partitions, 28 Non-Transparent Bridges (NTBs), and hot- and surprise-plug controllers for each port. The switch family also features advanced error containment, comprehensive diagnostics and debug capabilities, a wide breadth of I/O interfaces, and an integrated MIPS processor. PSX switches utilize a system-on-chip architecture that optionally enables customer-differentiated solutions through firmware customization and enhancements.

Additional Features
  • 48 lanes, 28 ports, 28 NTBs, and 12 virtual switch partitions
  • Flexible port bifurcation with no restrictions on configuring ports as either upstream or downstream
  • Integrated enclosure management processor and I/O interfaces, SDK, and a turn-key enclosure management solution
  • Error containment for surprise-plug and unplug to prevent system crashes
  • Advanced diagnostics and debug features to identify, diagnose and fix problems
  • SDK enables customer-differentiated solutions in areas such as error containment and surprise-plug
  • Error Containment
    • Advanced Error Reporting (AER) on all ports
    • Downstream port containment (DPC) on all downstream ports
    • Completion timeout synthesis (CTS) to prevent an error state in an upstream host due to incomplete non-posted transactions
    • Upstream Error Containment (UEC), a programmable feature protecting errors from propagating upstream
    • Hot- plug controllers per port
    • GPIOs configurable for different cable/connector standards
  • PCIe Interfaces
    • Passive, managed, and optical cables
    • SFF-8644, SFF-8643, SFF-8639, OCuLink, and other connectors
  • Diagnostics and Debug
    • Transaction Layer Packet (TLP) generator for testing and debugging of links and error handling
    • Built-in PCIe analyzer with flexible triggering
    • Real-time eye capture
    • Any-to-any port mirroring for debug purposes
    • External loopback
    • Errors, statistics, performance, and TLP latency counters
  • Peripheral I/O Interfaces
    • Up to 8 two-wire interfaces (TWIs) with SMBus support
    • Up to 2 SFF-8485-compliant SGPIO ports
    • Up to 84 parallel GPIO pins
    • 16-bit local bus interface with ECC protection
    • Up to 4 UARTs
    • JTAG and EJTAG interface
  • High-speed I/O
    • PCIe Gen 3 8 GT/s
    • Supports PCIe-compliant link training and manual PHY configuration
  • Chiplink Diagnostic Tools
    • Extensive debug, diagnostics, configuration, and analysis tools with an intuitive GUI
    • Access to configuration data, management capabilities, and signal integrity analysis tools (such as real-time eye capture)
    • Connects to device over in-band PCIe or sideband signals (UART, TWI, and EJTAG)
  • Evaluation Kit
    • PM5461-KIT—PSX/PFX 96/80/64xG3, 1-Slot, 16 HD Evaluation Kit
Parametrics
Name
Value
Lanes
48
Ports
28
NTBs
28
Hot Plug Controllers
6
Product Name
PSX 48xG3
Generation
Gen 3

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RoHS
China EFUP
PM8543B-F3EI
0.000000
5.325000
0
BBGA
27x27x2.79mm
SAC305
e1
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