Product overview

The XpressGXA10-LP1151 is a low-profile PCIe network processing FPGA board, featuring 40G Ethernet. The Target applications are as wide as Fog Computing, Finance, Acceleration, Networking and Security.

Benefits & features

  • Low-profile PCIe board using Intel® Arria® 10 GX 1150 KLE
  • Single slot passive cooling for servers
  • Designed for fog computing and ultra low latency applications
  • PCIe Gen3 x8 interface
  • 8 GB on board DDR4 (x 72bit)
  • QSFP+ cage 10/40 GbE ports
  • Board Management Controller (BMC) with IPMI features
  • 10 transceiver expansion port
  • 10 GPIO expansion port

Diagrams

Tech spec

FPGA and Configuration Modules

  • Intel® Arria® 10 GX 20nm FPGA : 10AX115N2F40I1SG
  • EPCQL1024 for Active Serial (AS) configuration mode (2 sector for fail safe feature)

Communication Interfaces

  • PCI Express x8 (Gen 1, 2 or 3)
  • QSFP+ quad optical cage (4 XCVR:10.3125 Gb/s per link)
    • 10GbE/40GbE networking interface
    • Other protocols supported by the QSFP module

Memory

  • 1 bank on board 8GB DDR4, 72bit (ECC), up to 2400 MT/s
  • Flash = Configuration via Protocol (CvP) allowing to improve the PCIe access and allows the software to load an external image in the FPGA

Power

  • External auxiliary connector (12V)
  • Max 80W
  • Single slot passive heat-sink

Operating Range

  • 0°C to 70°C

Other resources

  • 10 transceivers (Rx/Tx) LVCMOS/LVDS expansion port with board-to-board connection over SAMTEC LSHM connector (LSHM-150-01-F-DH-A-S-K-TR)
  • 10 LVCMOS GPIO connector, SPI
  • Programmable PLL oscillator (Si5341) controlled via the FPGA through an I²C serial interface, or via the BMC
  • USB Blaster on board
  • High precision oscillator clock accuracy 20MHz-0.05ppm for Precision Time Protocol (PTP) IEEE 1588
  • One coax connector for PPS (pulse per second) for synchronisation of multiple electronics parts
  • Board Management Controller (BMC) = monitoring, EPCQ and clock programmation, updates and IPMI features

Board Dimensions

  • Length : 167.7mm (6.59inches)
  • Height : 68.9mm (2.71 inches) / Low Profile PCIe
  • Thickness : 1.57 mm (0.062 inches) / Standard Thickness PCIe

Standards and compliance

  • RoHS/REACH compliant
  • UL certified
  • ISO9001 Facility

Deliverables

Deliverables

  • Low-profile (half-height) form factor PCIe Board
  • Board Support Package (Manuals, Test Designs)
  • Power Supply adapter cable for standard ATX connector
  • PCIe Low profile or standart bracket
  • Mechanical files (3D DWF/STEP models and 2D drawings (upon request)
  • Optional = OpenCL BSP for HPC, QDR, 10G MAC

Ordering information

Basic = XpressGXA10-LP1151B : Intel® Arria® 10 GX 10AX115N2F40I1SG, 8GB DDR4

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