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PCIe Gen 3 Verification IP

Truechip's PCIe Gen3 Verification IP provides an effective & efficient way to verify the components interfacing with PCIe Gen3 interface of an IP or SoC. 

Truechip's PCIe Gen3 VIP is fully compliant with standard PCI Express® Base Specification Revision 3.0. This VIP is a light weight VIP with easy plug-andplay interface so that there is no hit on the design cycle time.

Key Benefits

  • Available in native SystemVerilog (UVM/OVM/VMM) and Verilog
  • Unique development methodology to ensure highest levels of quality
  • 24X5 customer support 
  • Unique and customizable licensing models
  • Exhaustive set of assertions and cover points with connectivity example for all the components
  • Consistency of interface, installation, operation and documentation across all our VIPs
  • Provide complete solution and easy integration in IP and SoC environment.


  • Compliant with PCI Express Specifications 3.1(8GT/s), 2.1 (5GT/s) and 1.1(2.5GT/s).
  • Verification IP configurable as PCI express Root Complex and Endpoint Device.
  • Configurable LinkWidth: x1, x2, x4, x8, x12, x16, x32.
  • Configurable pipe width : 8,16,32,64
  • On the fly change in link speed, link width and pipe width through single testcase.
  • Supports split a port to more than one link - multi link.
  • Supports Low Power management LTSSM states - L0s, L1, L2 , PCI- PM, ASPM.
  • User Configurable fields -SKP interval count, FTS transmission count.
  • Support for on the fly change in linkspeed and linkwidth through single test.
  • Configurable number of virtual channels VCs( 1-7).
  • Supports for multifunction and SR-IOV with configurable number of Virtual functions
  • Supports 128B, 256B, 512B, 1kB, 2KB or 4kB Maximum Payload Size (MPS).
  • Interrupt support: INTx or MSI MSI-X and ECAM support.
  • Advanced Error Reporting (AER) with optional Malformed TLP checks, ECRC and TLP Poisoning support.
  • Compliance testing in TL, DLL & PL including power management test- suites.
  • On the fly protocol checking using protocol check functions, static and dynamic assertion.
  • Built in Coverage analysis.
  • Provides a comprehensive user API (callbacks).
  • Graphical analyser for all three Layers to show PCIe transactions for easy debugging.
  • Support for all major extended capability such as ATS,LTR, ACS,OBFF.
  • Supports FLR ( Function Level Reset).


  • PCIe Gen3 Root-Complex/Device-Endpoint
  • PCIe Gen3 BFM/Agents for :
    • PHY Layer
    • Data Link Layer
    • Transaction Layer
    • Register Space
  • PCIe Gen3 Layered Monitor and Scoreboard
  • Test Environment & Test Suite :
    • Basic and Directed Protocol Tests
    • Random Tests
    • Error Scenario Tests
    • Assertions & Cover Point Tests
    • Compliance Tests
  • Integration Guide, User Manual and Release Notes
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