Hydra 14S

Product overview

The Hydra 14S server is a 1U High-density FPGA-based Server.

This high-End Server is a most effective solution for massive computing power, with native 32 optical front-end network connectivity and 4 embedded high-density Stratix® 10 2.8MLE FPGA accelerator boards.

This 1U Server, with 2-socket Xeon® CPUs is fully compliant with CE, FCC and CSA.

For more information regarding our Servers expertise, visit the Rugged & Rackmount Systems area.

Benefits & features

  • Full Turnkey Solution
  • 1U Compact Server
  • 32x 100 GbE QSFP28 interfaces
  • 4x PCIe Stratix® 10 GX FPGA boards
  • Designed for High Performance Computing and Networking Acceleration



CPU synoptic:

Tech specs


  • 2x Intel® Xeon® Silver 4114 (different spec on request)


  • 2x 16GB DDR4 RDIMM 2666MT/s (different spec on request, up to 1.5 TB)


  • 2000W hot-plug, Redundant power supply unit

Storage and monitoring

  • M.2 240 GB SSD
  • IDRAC9 Controller (monitoring)

Supported Operating System

  • Linux Debian stretch 4.9.0 (other distributions on request)

Server versions

  • 32x ports (up to 100Gbps) with QSFP28
  • Others configurations on request (up to 48 ports with QSFP-DD)

SDK & Toolkit

The REFLEX CES Toolkit is provided with every board purchased, to be a link between the REFLEX CES board and the host system. It is a suite of software development tools, including drivers, libraries, utilities and example projects.

FPGA Board Specifications

  • Based on PCIe Gen3 x16 boards “XpressGXS10-FH800G”, with Intel Stratix® 10 GX 2800KLE
  • Up to 4x banks DDR4, 8GBytes each, x72bits, 2400MT/s
  • Embedded BMC
  • Power dissipation : Up to 180W per board (single-slot passive heatsink)
  • 4x QSFP-DD interface (full QSFP28 compatible), 40G/100G/200G capabilities
  • Plugged to extension board with 4x QSFP28 ports

-> For more information on the XpressGXS10-FH800G board, visit www.reflexces.com

Warranty and Support

  • 1 year warranty
  • Online support at support.reflexces.com


  • CE
  • FCC
  • CSA


The Hydra 14S Server, a 1U High-density FPGA-based Server with 32 ports 100 GbE Ethernet :


  • Hydra 14S server
  • Board Support Package (Documentation, HDL test Designs)

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