Sargon Stratix® 10 SoC FMC+ PCIe board

Product overview

The Stratix® 10 SoC FMC+ PCIe board is based on the Intel® Stratix® 10 SX 1650 KLEs FPGA

Target markets include High Performance Computing and IP & ASIC Prototyping

Benefits & features

  • Intel® Stratix® 10 SX 1650 KLEs
  • PCIe Gen3 x16
  • Board Management Controller (BMC) for monitoring, NOR Flash and clock programming
  • 1x FMC+ (VITA57.4) interface with 24 transceivers
  • GPIO and transceiver extension connector
  • 48 dedicated HPS IO connector (daughter board for SX)


Tech spec

FPGA Configuration

  • Intel® Stratix® 10 SX H-Tile 26G
  • PCIe Gen3 x16

Board Programming

  • MAX® 10 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
  • Board Management Controller (BMC) for monitoring, NOR Flash and clock programming


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

Power : Max 240W including FMC board, delivered with active heat-sink

Operating Range : 0°C to 40°C

Storage Temp Range : 0°C to 70°C

Communication Interfaces

  • 2x FireFly™ Samtec quad connector (26Gb/s each XCVR) - 1 FireFly™ connected to 100G IP
  • 1x FMC+ (VITA57.4) with 24 XCVR, 20 XCVR up to 26Gb/s, 4 XCVR up to 17.4Gb/s, 2x Hard IP 100G transceivers blocks capable
  • MiniSAS quad connector (1 HD SAS, 4 SATA HDD, NVMe interface capable)
  • 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)
  • 1x Ethernet SGMII interface (to FPGA), Marvel PHY 88E11

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 dimensions : 254mm x 111.5mm , Dual slot PCIe


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
  • 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
  • One year Quartus Prime Pro DKE / OpenCL SDK license
  • Mechanical package (under request)

Kit Ordering Information

  • RXCS10S165HPF50-FHP00A                //               Intel® Stratix® 10 SoC, H-Tile version 26G (1SX165HU2F50E2VG)

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