Sargon Stratix® 10 FPGA FMC+ DevKit

Product overview

The Stratix® 10 FPGA FMC+ Instant Development Kit provides developers the best Out-Of-The box experience, combining the Best-In Class compact hardware platform with the most efficient intuitive software environment.

Its unique install and GUI interface allows an immediate start, and its reference designs enable fast turn-around designs, shortening and securing developments.

Target markets include High Performance Computing and IP & ASIC Prototyping

Benefits & features

  • Intel® Stratix® 10 GX 2800 KLEs
  • PCIe Gen3 x16, Gen4 x8 capable
  • Board Management Controller (BMC) for monitoring, EPCQ and clock programming, IPMI features
  • 1x FMC+ (VITA57.4) with 20 XCVR up to 28Gb/s
  • GPIO extension connector : 9 LVDS usable as 18 LVCMOS
  • XCVR extension connector : 10 XCVR, 8 LVDS, Clock In&Out
  • 48 dedicated HPS IO connector (daughter board for SX)


Tech spec


  • Intel® Stratix® 10 GX (1SG280HU1F50E2VG) 2800 KLEs
  • PCIe Gen3 x16, Gen4 x8 capable

Board Programming

  • Max10 USB Blaster on board, UART over USB interface
  • 1x Nor Flash 1GB quad SPI FPGA AS configuration
  • 1x Nor Flash 1GB for configuration mode ST8


  • 2x banks DDR4 vertical RDIMM, 16-32GBytes capable each, x72bit, up to 2400MT/s
  • 1x bank DDR4, bus x72, 8GBytes up to 2400MT/s (HPS bank mutual with FPGA)

Communication & Interfaces

  • 1x Ethernet SGMII interface (to FPGA), Marvel PHY 88E11
  • 1x FMC+ (VITA57.4) with 24 XCVR, 20 XCVR up to 28Gb/s, 4 XCVR up to 17.4Gb/s, 2x Hard IP 100G transceivers blocks capable
  • 2x FireFly SAMTEC quad connector (28Gb/s each XCVR) - 1 FireFly connected to 100G IP
  • MiniSAS quad connector (1 HD SAS, 4 SATA HDD, NVMe interface capable)

Clock Circuitry

  • Programmable PLL oscillator (Si5341), output clocks frequency between 0.0001 MHz to 750 MHz
  • High precision oscillator, clock accuracy 20MHz- 0.01ppm for Precision Time Protocol (PTP) IEEE 1588
  • One coax connector for PPS (pulse per second)

Board Size

  • Length : 254 mm (10 inches)
  • Height : 111.15 mm (4.38 inches) / Standard Height PCIe
  • Dual slot PCIe

Power & Environmental

  • Power : Max 240W, delivered with active heat-sink
  • Environmental : 0°C/ +70°C



REFLEX CES Stratix® 10 Development Kit demo featuring Samtec 14Gbps FireFly™ FMC board :

REFLEX CES Stratix® 10 standard PCIe boards comparison :



  • Full height two slots PCIe board with active heat-sink and PCIe bracket
  • Power cables (US, UK, EU, JP) and user cables
  • FMC+ Loopback board for test and debug
  • 2 DDR4 16 GB 2400 MT/s VLP RDIMM
  • Capacitive Touch Panel with I2C Interface, 800 x 480 Pixels 3.3V LCD, 24-bit Parallel RGB Interface
  • Board Support Package (hardware documentation, HDL Test Designs, FMC+ and extension connectors FPGA pinout connection )
  • Kernel Linux support, U-boot bootloader and comprehensive user documentation
  • REFLEX CES innovative software interface (GUI) / Windows64
  • One year Quartus Prime Pro DKE / OpenCL SDK license
  • Mechanical package (under request)

Kit Ordering Information

  • Development Kit, Intel® Stratix® 10 FPGA, H-Tile, ES       / RXCS10X280HAF50-IDK00A
  • Development Kit, Intel® Stratix® 10 FPGA, H-Tile, Prod   / RXCS10X280HPF50-IDK00A

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