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PCIe Gen3 PLX based Host Cards


Part #: PCI-AD-x16HE-PS
Description: PCIe x16 Gen 3 Switch-based Host Adapter w/ 4 SFF-8644 connections. PEX9733 Capella 2 switch chip. PCI Sig External Cabling Pinout and microcontroller w/dual I2C busses. For use with PCI-4444SE2 cables
Minimum Quantity: 1
List Price: $959.00
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PCIe x16/x8 Gen 3 Switch-based Host Cards

PCIe x16 Gen 3 switch-based cable adapter integrates Broadcom Technologies ExpressFabric PEX9733/9716 Capella 2, a fully non-blocking and low-latency, 33/16-lane, 9-Port PCI Express Gen 3 switch.


- Operates at up to 128Gb/s at PCIe Gen 3 speeds

- Requires no additional software

- Half-card form factor

- Switch-based board supports:

- PCIe Gen3 x16 for upstream port

- PCIe Gen3 x16 for downstream port OR

- PCIe Gen3 x8 for two downstream ports OR

 - PCIe Gen3 x4 for four downstream ports


Form Factor: PCIe x16 half-height, half-length add-in card

Dimensions: 6.14" x 2.89" (156mm x 73.4mm)

Power: Maximum 15W for Fanout Mode

Connectors: SFF-8644 or SFF-8643

Operating Temperature: 0C to 50C

Storage Temperature: -40C to 85C

Operating Humidity: 10% to 90% relative humidity non-condensing

Storage Humidity: 5% to 95% relative humidity non-condensing

PCB: PCI Express add-in card standard

Thickness .063" +/- 0.008" (1.6mm +/- 0.2mm)

PCIe Switch: PLX PEX9733 Capella 2

8.0 GT/s 32-lane PCI Express Gen 3 Switch

DMA Controller

SSC Isolation Support

**Supports surprise hot plug in on downstream ports in both Windows and Linux

**Must have m/b that supports PCIe native mode OS in the Bios and running Server 2012 R2 or higher (no desktop verions)

One Year limited warranty