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  • Enable Forward and Reverse Bridging
  • Provide Advanced Error Reporting Capability
  • Lowest Power
  • Smallest Footprint
  • Full PCI and PCIe Compliance

PLX PCIe Bridges provide the proven connection. Very mature silicon all in production. PLX is the interoperability leader in PCIe Bridges. Tested with dozens of motherboards and add-in cards. All PLX PCIe Bridges are on PCI-SIG Integrator’s List. Designed-in with 100s of customers since 2005.

PCI Express to PCI / PCI-X Bridges

PCI Express Bridges Lanes Bus Interface Reverse Forward Power PCI Masters GPIO Packaging
Size
(mm)
Type
(PBGA)
PEX 8112 1 PCIe to PCI Yes Yes 400mW 4 4 13 x 13 144-ball Lowest Footprint
10 x 10 161-ball fine-pitch (FBGA)
PEX 8114 4 PCIe to PCI-X Yes Yes 2W 4 0 17 x 17 256-ball

PCI Express to Local Bus Bridge

Local Bus to PCI Express Bridge Lanes Description DMA Channels Integrated SerDes Power (W) Root Complex Mode Packaging
Size
(mm)
Type
(PBGA)
PEX 8311 1 8/16/32-bit, 66MHz, Local Bus to PCI Express Bridge 2 Yes 1 Yes 21 x 21 337-ball

PCI Express to USB Bridges

USB Controller CPU Interface USB Interface Performance Active Power Suspended Power I/O Voltage Packaging
Size
(mm)
Type
USB 2380 One Port (Endpoint) PCIe x1 Gen 1 (2.5Gbps) Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Peripheral Up to 40MB/sec* 600mW* 2.3mW* 3.3V 10 x 10mm 88-pin QFN
USB 3380 One Port (Endpoint or Root Complex) PCIe x1 Gen 2 (5GT/s) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Peripheral Up to 400MB/sec* 800mW* 4.6mW* 3.3V 10 x 10mm 88-pin QFN
USB 3382 Two Ports (Multi-Configuration) PCIe x1 Gen 2 (5GT/s) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Peripheral Up to 400MB/sec* 820mW* 6.1mW* 3.3V 10 x 10mm 136-pin aQFN

Note: * Preliminary Data

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