With seven 64-bit slots total, each system's chassis has one high throughput 133 MHz PCI-X slot, two 100 MHz PCI-X slots and four 66 MHz PCI-X slots greatly expanding the card capability of existing systems.
PCIE-PCIX-7S: PCI Express to PCI-X Expansion System with 5U 19-inch rackmount chassis with 7-slot backplane, standard height PCI-X 4x host card and 5-meter cables -- US $1895.
PCI Express is software compatible with PCI and PCI-X systems.
PCI Express supports inband Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI), similar to PCI-X.
Design Kit will be available for shipment in late October.
The new 6500-series of PCI-X
devices have already been sampled to a wide variety of PLX customers, and will be in production in Q3 of this year.
The two day conference will also feature a vendor community featuring the latest in PCI Conventional, PCI-X and PCI Express technology development.
PCI-SIG, PCI Express and PCI-X are trademarks of PCI-SIG.
The Agilent E2930A Exerciser and Protocol Analyzer for PCI-X 2.
PCI-SIG has selected the new Agilent test tools to help facilitate interaction between members testing the PCI-X 2.
The PCI-SIG, the Special Interest Group responsible for PCI, PCI-X
and PCI Express industry-standard I/O technologies, announced today that its PCI-X
Workgroup is beginning the initial work necessary to develop PCI-X
1066 as a backwards-compatible follow-on to the recently announced PCI-X
266 and PCI-X