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Second Generation PCI Express spreading roots

Comments(0)Filed under: PCB Signal and power integrity, PCB design, SPB, SerDes

According to In his article in DesignLine, we learn that PCIe Gen2 channels are limited to about a length of 10 inches (without connectors or vias)

 

Take a look:
PCI Express goes everywhere

 

Are you running up against these sorts of constraints in your PCIe 2.0 designs?  Have you looked into using the Channel Analysis features in Allegro PCB SI GXL to validate your channel design before prototyping?

 

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