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Toshiba Launches New Bus Switch ICs Supporting PCI Express 3.0 (8Gbps)

Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it will launch two-lane SPDT switches that support PCI Express 3.0 (8Gbps). The new products, TC7PCI3412MT and TC7PCI3415MT, reduce switch terminal capacitance to achieve high bandwidth characteristics of 10GHz at -3dB, making high-speed transmission with lower signal degradation capable.

Toshiba Bus Switch ICs Supporting PCI Express 3.0 (Photo: Business Wire)

Toshiba Bus Switch ICs Supporting PCI Express 3.0 (Photo: Business Wire)

The new SPDT switches have optimal configurations for all arrangements of PCI Express slots, connectors, and switches on the motherboards of desktop PCs and notebook PCs. They can also be used for high-speed differential lines, such as USB3.0, DisplayPort1.2, and SATA3.0.

Samples are available now with mass production scheduled for the end of January.

Motherboards (desktop PCs), laptop PCs, servers

Key Features
1. Operating power-supply voltage: VCC=3.0V to 3.6V
2. Wide -3dB Bandwidth: 10GHz (typ.) @VCC=3.3V
3. Low insertion loss: IL=-1dB @VCC=3.3V, f=4GHz
4. Low switch terminal ON-capacitance: CI/O=1.5pF (typ.) @VCC=3.3V
5. Standard package TQFN42 (9.0x3.5x0.55mm)


Main Specifications

Item   Symbol   Measurement
  Value   Unit
Operating power supply
voltage range
VCC - 3.0 to 3.6 V
ON-resistance (Typ.) RON VCC=3.0V, VIS=0V 7.5 Ω
Switch terminal
ON-capacitance (Typ.)
CI/O VCC=3.3V, VIS=0V 1.5 pF
Quiescent supply current (Max) ICC VCC=3.6V, OE=VCC 1 μA
VCC=3.6V, OE=GND 800
-3dB Bandwidth (Typ.) BW VCC=3.3V 10 GHz
Insertion Loss (Typ.) IL VCC=3.3V, f=4GHz -1 dB
Near-end Crosstalk (Typ.)   NEXT   VCC=3.3V, f=4GHz   -40   dB

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About Toshiba

Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances.
Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 550 consolidated companies, with 202,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.1 trillion yen (US$74 billion). Visit Toshiba's web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm

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