Overview

Cadence® Ethernet PCS and connectivity IP provide you with a wide range of connectivity IP that can be used to interface Cadence and third-party MAC IP to standard interfaces. Our Ethernet PCS solutions ease integration of MAC IP with a broad range of PHY and SerDes IP. Our connectivity IP solutions include XGMII to GMII converters and Backplane Ethernet Auto-Negotiation (BEAN).

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Key Benefits

Mature

Silicon-proven design in volume production at multiple customers

Ease-of-use

Customizable with easy integration

Designed by an Industry Leader

Cadence is an active contributor to the IEEE 802.3 standards working groups

Features

USXGMII PCS 

  • Multi-speed with Clause 37-type auto-negotiation
  • Configurable as 5GBASE-R or 10GBASE-R compliant with IEEE 802.3 Clauses 49 and 129

XAUI PCS

  • Available in 10-bit and 20-bit datapath versions
  • Optional 1Gb/s mode with 4x GMII channels
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