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AR# 13935

Virtex-II Pro RocketIO - Serial ATA (SATA) compliance

Description

Are Virtex-II Pro RocketIO transceivers fully Serial ATA-compliant?

Solution

Virtex-II Pro RocketIO transceivers are compatible with the Serial ATA standard, but are not fully compliant with:

- Out-of-band signals

- Dynamic receiver/transmitter impedance matching

- A Clock Resolution of PPM (+350/-150)

The Virtex-II Pro RocketIO can support +/- 100 ppm clock resolution.

- Spread spectrum

The Virtex-II Pro RocketIO cannot support the spread spectrum clocking requirements of the SATA standard.

AR# 13935
Date Created 08/29/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article