Broadcom PEX87xx ExpressLane™ PCIe Gen 3 Switches

Broadcom PEX87xx ExpressLane™ PCIe Gen 3 Switches offer unparalleled speed, performance, and support for Intel Ivy Bridge® processors. PEX87xx devices offer multi-host PCI Express switching capability and feature superior performance, low latency, low power consumption, integrated non-transparency, integrated Hot-Plug support, small packaging, and highly flexible configurations. These Broadcom switches fully support and enhance the Intel Ivy Bridge® processor family. The combination of PLX switches and PCIe-native Ivy Bridge processors enable high-performance servers in data centers and cloud computing environments to realize unprecedented interconnect design options and processing power.

The PEX87xx RDK hardware modules contain a PEX87xx IC that plugs right into a designer's system. These kits can be used to test and validate customer software or used as an evaluation vehicle for PEX87xx features and benefits. These RDKs provide everything a user needs to get hardware and software development started.


  • PCIe Gen 3 Switches
  • Multi-host PCI Express switching capability
  • Superior performance
  • Low latency
  • Low power consumption
  • Integrated non-transparency, integrated Hot-Plug support
  • Small packaging
  • Highly flexible configurations


  • High-performance servers in:
    • Data centers
    • Cloud computing environments

Application Circuit Example

Application Circuit Diagram - Broadcom PEX87xx ExpressLane™ PCIe Gen 3 Switches
Publicado: 2013-10-09 | Actualizado: 2022-03-11