New Switch Facilitates DisplayPort/PCIe Switching

Abstract: This application note provides an overview of the new DisplayPort™ interface standard, and then details Maxim's innovative DisplayPort/PCIe® switching solution. Designed to facilitate switching between DisplayPort and PCIe signals in desktop computers, the MAX4928A/MAX4928B support a DisplayPort connection while allowing the PCIe slot to be used for an add-in graphics card.