12th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors

Datasheet, Volume 1 of 2

ID 655258
Date 05/30/2022

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USB 4 Host Router Implementation Capabilities

The integrated USB-C sub-system implements the following interfaces via USB 4:

  • Up to two DisplayPort* sink interfaces each one capable of:
    • DisplayPort 1.4 specification for tunneling
    • 1.62 Gbps or 2.7 Gbps or 5.4 Gbps or 8.1 Gbps link rates
    • x1, x2 or x4 lane operation
    • Support for DSC compression
  • Up to two PCI Express* Root Port interfaces each one capable of:
    • PCI Express* 3.0 x4 compliant @ 8.0 GT/s
  • Up to two xHCI Port interfaces each one capable of:
    • USB 3.2 Gen2x1 (10 Gbps)
  • USB 4 Host Interface:
    • PCI Express* 3.0 x4 compliant endpoint
    • Supports simultaneous transmit and receive on 12 paths
    • Raw mode and frame mode operation configurable on a per-path basis
    • MSI and MSI-X support
    • Interrupt moderation support
  • USB 4 Time Management Unit (TMU):
  • Up to two Interfaces to USB-C* connectors, each one supports:
    • USB4 PD entry mode, as well as TBT 3 compatibility mode, each supporting:
      • 20 paths per port
      • Each port support 20.625/20.0 Gbps or 10.3125/10.0 Gbps link rates.
      • 16 counters per port