Block Diagram

Board Specifications


  • Intel Arria 10 SX
    • 660 SX in F34 package
    • Core speed grade -2

On-board Flash

  • Flash memory for booting FPGA

On-board memory

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

Host interface

  • x8 Gen3 interface direct to FPGA

QSFP cages

  • 2 QSFP+ cages on front panel connected directly to FPGA via 8 transceivers
  • User programmable low jitter clocking supporting 10/40 GbE
  • Each QSFP can be independently clocked
  • Clocking options:
    • Network recovered with jitter attenuation
    • QSFP clocking: user programmable, or CPRI, 1GbE
    • External clock input, 1PPS input

Power supply monitoring and reporting

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


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


  • On-board power derived from 12V PCIe slot
  • Power dissipation is application dependent


  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C


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

Form factor

  • Half-height, half-length PCIe single-slot board
  • 2.713 x 6.6 inches (68.9 x 167.6 mm)

Development Tools

FPGA development

  • BIST – Built-In Self-Test for CentOS 7 provided with source code (pinout, gateware, PCIe driver & host test application)

Application development

  • Supported design flows – Quartus Prime Pro (HDL, Verilog, VHDL, etc.)


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