Good PCI-X Chipsets -- exist?

Patrick Geoffray patrick at myri.com
Tue Mar 18 22:13:30 EST 2003


On Tue, 2003-03-18 at 04:37, Steffen Persvold wrote:

> I agree, impressive numbers ! What is the wire speed on these cards ?

This is the PCIXD card, with one link (2+2 Gb/s). The PCIXE card will
share the same PCI DMA chip but have 2 links on the faceplate, acting as
one virtual link (2x(2+2) Gb/s). 
For the rare rich people that would require 8 Gb/s (what's Infiniband
wrongly measures 10 Gp/s), it would be done by bounding 2 PCIXE cards.

Patrick
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Patrick Geoffray, PhD
Myricom, Inc.
http://www.myri.com

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