PCI Express - Electrical Compliance/Debug & Validation

The PCI Express Setup Library provides transmitter path measurements (amplitude, timing, and jitter), waveform mask, and limits testing described in multiple variants of the PCI Express specifications.

Nortelco Electronics and Tektronix recommend the following equipment when using PCI Express - Electrical Compliance/Debug & Validation:

PCI Express - Electrical Compliance/Debug & Validation
Product
Description 1.x 2.0 3.0
Oscilloscope DPO/DSA70604 or higher with options DJA and PCE 1    
- DPO/DSA71254 or higher with options DJA, PCE and SLA   1  
- DPO/DSA71604 or higher with options DJA and SLA     1
Software SigTest 1 1  
- Clock Jitter Tool 1 1  
- SerialXpress (SDX100) (Not required for compliance, but recommended for PLL bandwidth testing.) 1 1  
Probes P7300 or P7500 Series 1 1 1
High Speed Signal BERTScope BSA85C with options STR and PCISTR 1 1  
Compliance Test Fixtures See CLB and CBB ordering instructions 1 1