PLX TECHNOLOGY, INC.
2004 BONUS AND DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
(Established as of January 1, 2004)
Introduction . The Company hereby adopts the Plan, effective as of January 1, 2004. The purpose of the Plan is
to encourage performance and achieve retention of a select group of executive employees of PLX Technology,
Inc. This document constitutes the written instrument under which the Plan is maintained.
2. Definitions .
" Cause " means (i) conviction of a felony or a crime of moral turpitude; (ii) misconduct that results in
harm to the Company; (iii) material failure to perform assigned duties; or (iv) willful disregard of lawful
instructions from the chief executive officer of the Company or the Board of Directors relating to the
business of the Company or any of its affiliates.
" Code " means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
" Committee " means the Compensation Committee of the Company's Board of Directors.
" Company " means PLX Technology, Inc., a Delaware corporation.
" Disability " means the Participant's inability to properly perform his or her employment duties by reason
of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to result in death or
which has lasted or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than twelve (12) months.
" Eligible Employee " means each employee who is eligible for the plan as designated by the Committee
as set forth in approved minutes.
" ERISA " means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended.
" Net Pro Forma Operating Income " means the Company's pro forma operating income for 2004, as
reported in its earnings release for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2004, calculated after the payment
of all bonuses.
" Normal Retirement Age " means age sixty (60).
" Participant " means each Eligible Employee who is designated from time to time by the Committee in
" Plan " means the PLX Technology, In