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Review of Server PCB Layout & Schematic – Part 4: PCI Express (PCIE)

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This video is about: Zig-Zag routing, Stitching VIAs, Stub in PINs, Holes in GND under PADS and around VIAs, Port 80 & POST Codes Project Olympus: https://www.opencompute.org/wiki/Server/ProjectOlympus Files – Olympus Intel: http://files.opencompute.org/oc/public.php?service=files&t=e969672c57d6e17647adea54f2c3e5a7&download Cadence document: https://www.cadence.com/content/dam/cadence-www/global/en_US/documents/tools/pcb-design-analysis/pcb-west-2016-new-techniques-address-layout-challenges-high-speed-routing-cp.pdf 100Gbps design guidlines document: https://www.intel.com/content/dam/altera-www/global/en_US/pdfs/literature/an/an684.pdf

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Review of Server PCB Layout & Schematic – Part 2: Platform Controller Hub (PCH)

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This video is about: SATA, USB 3.0, PCH Decoupling, Differential Pairs and Length Compensation, Info in Schematic, Level Translators, SPD Project Olympus: https://www.opencompute.org/wiki/Server/ProjectOlympus Files: http://files.opencompute.org/oc/public.php?service=files&t=e969672c57d6e17647adea54f2c3e5a7&download

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Review of Server PCB Layout & Schematic – Part 1: Processor

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This video is about: Server Board Project Olympus, Block Diagrams, Processor Schematic & DDR4 Memory slots, PCB Layout around CPU Project Olympus: https://www.opencompute.org/wiki/Server/ProjectOlympus Files: http://files.opencompute.org/oc/public.php?service=files&t=e969672c57d6e17647adea54f2c3e5a7&download

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Tutorial 5 for Altium Beginners: Generating Manufacturing Outputs

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This video is about: Generating Gerbers, Bill of Materials (BOM), NC Drill Files, PDF Schematic, 3D PDF, 3D STEP File, Assembly Drawings, Draftsman, Pick and Place in Altium Designer See the complete tutorial here: Altium Tutorial for Beginners – Starting with Altium Designer

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Tutorial 3 for Altium Beginners: PCB Layout

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This video is about: Starting a new PCB, Doing Layout, Layer Sets and DRC Check in Altium Designer See the complete tutorial here: Altium Tutorial for Beginners – Starting with Altium Designer

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Tutorial 2 for Altium Beginners: How to create footprints

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This video is about: Creating Footprints, Adding 3D models, Updating Schematic Symbols, Annotating and Updating Schematic in Altium Designer. See the complete tutorial here: Altium Tutorial for Beginners – Starting with Altium Designer

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