PCI-E 3.0 X8 PEX8724 SFF8643 Conversion Card

Users to connect multiple hosts to their respective endpoints via scalable, high bandwidth, non-blocking interconnection to a wide variety of applications including servers, storage, communications, and graphics platforms.

  • PO.: ST537
  • P/N.: SE-M2P8724A-4SF
  • Bus Type: PCI Express X8
  • Media Port: SFF8643 Connector
  • Main Chipset: PLX PEX8724


PEX8724

8-lane, 4-port PCI Express Gen 3 Conversion

Integrated 8.0 GT/s SerDes


Overview

PCI Express 3.0 x8 PEX8724 SFF8643 Adapter is a multi-port conversion card and high performance signal conversion product, it can connect multiple host terminals with high bandwidth interconnections to connect multiple devices. It supports eight port x4 lane SFF8643 interface, The PEX8724 is well suited for fan-out, aggregation, and peer-to-peer traffic patterns. The ExpressLane™ PEX8724 device offers Multi-Host PCI Express switching capability enabling users to connect multiple hosts to their respective endpoints via scalable, high bandwidth, non-blocking interconnection to a wide variety of applications including servers, storage, communications, and graphics platforms.


KEY Feature

Compliant with PCI Express Specification Revision v3.0

Backwards compatible with PCIe 2.0 ,PCIe 1.0 and PCIe1.0a

PCI Express interface: X8 lane with bus bandwidth up to 64Gb/s

Supports NVM Express (NVMe)

PCI Power Management Specification Revision1.2

Support for 8-Port x4 lane SFF8643 NVMe SSD device or PCI-E expansion device

Supporting transfer rate of 2.5Gb (250MB/s), 5.0Gb (500MB/s), and 8.0Gb (1GB/s) per lane

Each port with Maximum transmit speeds up to 32Gb/s

Automatic detection of lane configuration on boot-up

All ports support hot-plug, surprise remove

ECRC and Poison bit support

No driver is required because the driver is transparent to the operating system




General specification
Controller-processorPLX® PEX 8724

Bus Type

PCIe 3.0, Backwards compatible with PCIe 2.0, PCIe 1.0 and PCIe 1.0a

x8 lane with bus bandwidth up to 64Gb/s

Connecter Type

4 x SFF-8643 (interface: Mini-SAS)
Data rateeach port with Maximum transmit speeds up to 32Gb/s

Application

4 x NVMe SSD device (U.2 SSD, or PCIe NVMe SSD) or 8 x PCIe Expansion device
which are widely used in server, storage, traffic and Graphics processing platforms etc.
Operating SystemsWindows Server 2008 / Server 2012 / Server 2016 / Win 7, Win 8, Win 8.1, Wind 10 32 or 64bit

Linux kernel3.17 or above, MAC OSX, Vmware, FreeBSD

Hardware & environment

LED IndicatorsLink ACTivity / Blinking LED
CertificationsFCC, CE, RoHS
Operating temperature0°C ~ +55°C Humidity 85%
Storage environment-20°C ~ +65°C Humidity 85%
Humidity Non-Operating50% ~ 90% RH non-condensing (at temperatures of 25°C ~ 35°C)

Packing Accessories list

1 x PCIe x8 4-Port SFF8643 NVMe SSD adapter
1 x User's Manual
1 x Low profile bracket


Note: Only the above package contents, other products are not included.The allowable error of size measurement is +/- 1~3mm, and the weight of the product is subject to the actual product.

DimensionsL156 x W69 mm (measured without PCIe bracket)
Package SizeL190 x W148 x H30mm (Built-in Foam layer)
Product weight85.8g
Package weight180.5g


Documentation

Driver



订购表单-通用
PO#P/NSpecificationsOrdering Note
ST537SE-M2P8724A-4SFPCIe x8 4-Port SFF8643 NVMe SSD adapter
Based on PLX PEX8724 Processor
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