Product overview

The XpressGXA10-LP1150 is a Low Profile Arria® 10 GX PCIe board which provides to customers an off-the-shelf Best-In Class hardware solution for HPC or Networking applications. The board hosts 1 bank of DDR4 and 4 banks of QDR2+ memories and two QSFP+ cages for multi 10GbE/40GbE networking solutions.

Basic version
Ultra version
Turbo version

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Benefits & features


  • On board one DDR4 and four QDR2+ independent banks
  • Two QSFP+ optical cage for multi networking solutions
  • PCIe device with 8 lanes at 8 Gb/s link rate (Gen3)
  • Fail safe configuration flash sector
  • Configuration via protocol (CvP)
  • JTAG connector
  • Extension connector for inter board communication (16 transceiver lanes)


The board is based on the Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA in F40 package, two possible versions are available :

  • XpressGXA10-LP1150B (Basic version)
  • 10AX115N4F40I3SG (1150kLE FBGA1517, 12.5Gbps, I3 Production Device)
  • XpressGXA10-LP1150T (Turbo version)
  • 10AX115N2F40I1SG (1150kLE FBGA1517, 12.5Gbps, I1 Production Device)
  • XpressGXA10-LP1150U (Ultra version)
  • 10AX115N4F40I3SG (1150kLE FBGA1517, 12.5Gbps, I3 Production Device)

The board offers advanced memory interface with high speed DDR4 and high throughput QDR2+ on board memory, a range of different memory depending on the version:

  • XpressGXA10-LP1150B (Basic version)   : 1 x DDR4 memory bank
  • XpressGXA10-LP1150T (Turbo version)  : 1 x DDR4 memory bank + 4 x QDR2+ memory banks
  • XpressGXA10-LP1150U (Ultra version)   : 1 x DDR4 memory bank + 4 x QDR2+ memory banks

The XpressGXA10-LP1150 high-end board allows all engineers to design complex applications using PCIe and 10 Gigabit Ethernet as their main communication interfaces.

The XpressGXA10-LP1150 is a low-profile, highly-integrated PCI Express FPGA board with quad-10G or 40G Ethernet channels engineered for both prototyping and field deployment.


Tech spec

FPGA and configuration modules

  • JTAG connector for external USB blaster
  • NOR Flash for Active Serial (AS) configuration mode (2 sectors for fail safe feature)


XpressGXA10 LP1150 Arria® 10 GX FPGA DDR4 memory QDR2+ memory
Basic XpressGXA10-LP1150B 10AX115N4F40I3SG “core speed grade -3” 1 x bank 4 GB DDR4
5 x memory chip 8Gbits
1 Rank
datarate=1866 MT/s
Turbo XpressGXA10-LP1150T 10AX115N2F40I1SG “core speed grade -1” 1 x bank 4 GB DDR4
5 x memory chip 8Gbits
1 Rank
datarate=2400 MT/s
4 x bank 72 Mbits QDR2+ 18 bits
datarate = 633 MHz
Ultra XpressGXA10-LP1150U 10AX115N4F40I3SG “core speed grade -3” 1 x bank 4 GB DDR4
5 x memory chip 8Gbits
1 Rank
datarate=1866 MT/s
4 x bank 144 Mbits QDR2+ 18 bits
datarate = 500 MHz

Communication Interfaces

  • PCI Express x8 2.5/5.0/8.0 Gbps (Gen 1, 2 or 3)
  • PCI Express edge connector
  • 2 x QSFP+ Optical cage
  • 2 x 40GBASE-LR4/SR4 or
  • 2 x 4 10GBASE-LRM/SR/LR (requires QSFP splitter cable) or 1000BASE-T/TX (requires QSFP splitter cable)
  • Other protocols supported by the QSFP modules

Other resources

  • Board capabilities extension or board-to-board connection over SAMTEC LSHM connector (LSHM-150-01-F-DH-A-S-K-TR), Board-to-board Interface (16 transceivers Rx/Tx)
  • On board programmable PLL oscillator (Si5341), highly flexible and configurable clock generator/buffer. This component provides special and high quality clock signals for high-speed transceivers and memory FPGA controller.
  • The clock generator SI5341 is controlled by the FPGA through an I²C serial interface, the user can modify one of the 9 output clocks frequency between 0.0001 MHz to 750 MHz
  • On board oscillator high precision provides clock accurate 20MHz-0.05ppm

Power Supply

  • Max 80W
  • The XpressGXA10-LP1150 is delivered with a custom passive heatsink

Operating Range

  • 0°C to 70°C

Board Size

  • Length : 16.77cm (6.59in)
  • Height : 6.89cm (2.71 in) / Low Profile PCIe
  • Thickness : 1.57 mm (0.062 inches) / Standard Thickness PCIe

Standards and compliance

  • RoHS/REACH compliant
  • UL certified
  • ISO9001 Facility


Board content

  • Low-profile (half-height) form factor PCIe Board
  • PCIe standard or low profile bracket
  • XpressA10GX Board Support Package
  • Power Supply adapter cable for standard ATX server PS
  • JTAG adapter cable for external USB Blaster
  • Mechanical files(3D DWF/STEP models and 2D drawing)
  • Board S-parameter (upon request)
  • Characterization report (upon request)
  • Optional package (upon request)

Ordering Information

Board "Basic" version // XpressGXA10-LP1150B
Board "Ultra" version // XpressGXA10-LP1150U
Board "Turbo" version // XpressGXA10-LP1150T


ECCN Number : 4A994i

CECC (commodity Export Classification Certificate) : Download certificate

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