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The 385A-SoC™ low profile accelerator card provides a powerful computing and I/O platform for FPGA and ARM-based development and deployment across a range of application areas including High Performance Computing, Image Processing and Network Analytics. Two QSFP+ network ports enable support for a range of high speed serial I/O protocols (40GbE, 10GbE, 1GbE, Common Public Radio Interface and Fiber Channel) with speeds up to 40Gbps.

Key Features

  • Intel Intel Arria 10 SX 660 – SoC FPGA
  • Two QSFP+ Ports capable of 40/10/1 Gb Ethernet, CPRI and Fiber Channel
  • NIC Form Factor
  • 2 Banks 4G DDR4 SDRAM
  • 8-Lane PCI-Express Gen 3
  • Active Cooling / Passive Cooling Available Upon Request
  • 1/2 Height, 1/2 Length, Single Width PCIe Card (NIC Size)
  • Intel Quartus Software Development Kit Edition
  • HPC BSP (Co-Processor) Included with Card Purchase
  • Embedded BSP (ARM Processors)
  • Support for Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) line rates via optical network ports

Applications

Designed to address a range of compute-intensive and latency-critical applications, including:

  • Machine Learning Inference
  • Internet of Things
  • Intelligent Storage Gateway
  • Real-time Network Analytics

Board Specifications

Form Factor

  • Half-height, half-length, single width PCI Express card
  • 2.713 x 6.6 inches (68.9 x 167.6 mm)

Host Interface

  • 8-lane PCI-Express Gen 3.0
  • Actual performance is host computer chipset and operating system dependent

Processing

  • Intel Arria-10 SX F34 package
  • Default configuration: SX 660, speed grade 2

DDR4 SDRAM Memory

  • One bank of DDR4 SDRAM x 72 for FPGA fabric, 4GB @ 2133MT/s
  • One bank of DDR4 SDRAM x 40 for ARM processors, 2GB @ 2133MT/s

Application Development

  • Supports HDL

Electrical

  • On-card power derived from 12V PCIe slot
  • FPGA power dissipation is application dependent

Quality

  • Manufactured to ISO9001:2008 IPC-A-610-Class III
  • RoHS compliant

Power Supply Monitoring & Reporting

  • On-board Intel USB Blaster
  • Voltage monitoring
  • Temperature monitoring
  • Fault condition reporting to FPGA

Two QSFP+ Network Ports (up to 40Gbps each)

  • Flexible low jitter clocking supporting multiple telecoms standards – 40/10/1 GbE, CPRI, Fiber Channel
  • Each QSFP+ can be independently clocked
  • Network recovered with jitter attenuation
  • QSFP+ Clocking: user programmable
  • Others: external clock input, 1PPS input (optional)

Cooling

  • Standard: single-width active heatsink (embedded fan)
  • Optional: single-width passive heatsink

Environmental

  • Cooling: Air convection
  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C

Deliverables

  • 385A-SoC FPGA card
  • Built-In-Self-Test (BIST)
  • Full and half-height PCI back plates available
  • 1 year access to online support lounge
  • 1 year hardware warranty

Customization

  • Technical specifications (e.g. FPGA type, size, external memory capacity etc.) can be modified to meet the exact needs of commercial customer applications as off-the-shelf product available to the general market

Integrated servers

BittWare accelerator cards are available pre-integrated in server platforms from leading vendors

Application optimization

BittWare provides consultancy services assisting customers in the porting, optimization and benchmarking of applications executed on Nallatech FPGA accelerators