Phison Announces Successful Deployment of the World’s First PCI-SIG Certified PC… – Press Release


Phison’s PCIe 5.0 Redriver IC PS7101 Achieves PCI-SIG Certification Milestone and Aims to Solve Compatibility Pain Points of High-Speed Transmission Between CPU and Peripheral Devices

Phison Electronics Corp. (TPEX:8299), a leading provider of NAND controller and NAND storage solutions integration services, announced today that it is successfully deploying the world’s first PCIe 5.0 Redriver IC PS7101 certified by the PCI-SIG Association (Certified integrator list: Link) to help solve the compatibility problems of high-speed signal transmission between CPU (Central Processing Unit) and peripheral devices (such as SSD and graphics card, etc.).

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Phison's redriver IC PS7101 is the world's first PCI-SIG certified redriver. (Graphic: Phison)

Phison’s redriver IC PS7101 is the world’s first PCI-SIG certified redriver. (Graphic: Phison)

In the generation of PCIe 5.0 high-speed transmission, Redriver ICs will be required in devices such as desktop computers, servers, industrial computers, cables, and notebook computers. Depending on the degree of signal attenuation and the number of compensation channels, each system device will require 2 to 16 Redriver ICs. According to market research agencies, high-speed transmission signal enhancement ICs (including Redriver and Retimer ICs) will reach a market size of 50 million per year in 2025.

With the vigorous development of massive data, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing, demand for high-speed data transmission continues to rise. The CPU is the core of high-speed signal transmission. Under the leadership of CPU chip suppliers such as Intel and AMD, the transmission interface of the system has ushered the PCIe 5.0 generation, and the single-lane transmission speed reaching 32Gbps per second, which is twice that of the previous generation PCIe 4.0. However, in the high-speed transmission environment of PCIe 5.0, compatibility issues such as signal attenuation and noise effects on the…