IA-660i + IA-440i

400G + PCIe Gen5 Single-Width Cards

Compact 400G Cards with the Power of Agilex

The Intel Agilex I-Series FPGAs are optimized for applications that are bandwidth intensive and require high performance processor interfaces.

  • 2nd-Generation HyperFlex Architecture: Up to 40 percent higher performance or up to 40 percent lower total power compared with Stratix 10 FPGAs.
  • 400G: Configurable networking support for the most demanding bandwidth requirements.
  • PCIe Gen5 and CXL Support: Data transfer speeds 2x faster than Gen4, and high-speed interface between CPUs and workload accelerators.

Agilex Acceleration Video

400G Networking

IA-440i and IA-640i provide up to 400G to support the most demanding bandwidth requirements. Configurable networking support includes hard Ethernet media access control (MAC), physical coding sublayer (PCS), and forward error correction (FEC) for a range of speeds.

2nd Gen Intel® Hyperflex™ Architecture

Continuous improvements to Intel Hyperflex deliver improved performance compared to Stratix 10 device designs. The 2nd Gen architecture thus greatly improve the productivity of customers and reduce time-to-market.

PCIe Gen5 and CXL

PCIe Gen5 supports data transfer speeds 2x higher than PCIe Gen4, providing greater performance capabilities to developers of PC interconnect, graphics adapters, and chip-level communications. And Compute Express Link (CXL) support enables high-speed, low-latency interface to CPUs.

Generation 5.0

Double the Bandwidth!

Built with the latest PCIe Gen5 interface, the IA-440i and IA-640i can transfer up to twice the bandwidth of Gen4 devices.

Enterprise-class for Deployment

Ramp to product with the power of Molex

The IA-440i and 640i are built on BittWare’s enterprise-class foundation stones: existing products and processes that are already proven through extensive validation. When it’s time to ramp to production, this means a faster turnaround and utilizing the same hardware you have been using for development.

IA-440i Block Diagram, Data Sheet and Specifications

Board Specifications

FPGA

  • Intel Agilex AGI019 or AGI023
    • Core speed grade -2: I/O speed grade -2
    • FPGA includes ARM HPS
  • Other Agilex FPGA options are available, including
    • I/O speed grade -1 for CXL (CXL IP is licensed and purchased separately)
    • Hard crypto blocks

    On-Board flash

    • 2Gbit Flash memory for booting FPGA

    External memory

    • 2x banks on-board DDR4, up to 16GB each

    Host interface

    • x16 Gen5 interface direct to FPGA, connected to PCIe hard IP
    • CXL v1.1 (CXL IP is licensed and purchased separately)

    QSFP-DD cage

    • 400 Gbps (8x 50Gbps PAM4)
    • PAM4: 1x 400GbE, 2x 200GbE, 4x 100GbE, 8x 50GbE
    • NRZ: 1x 200GbE, 2x 100GbE, 4x 50GbE, 8x 10/25 GbE
    • Multi-rate hard MAC supports all combinations
    • Jitter cleaner for network recovered clocking

    External clocking

    • 1 PPS and 10MHz ref clk inputs (in-board)

    USB

    • USB access to BMC, USB-UART

Board Management Controller

  • Power sequencing and reset
  • Voltage, current, temperature monitoring
    • Protection shut-down
  • Clock configuration
  • Low bandwidth BMC-FPGA comms with SPI link
  • USB 2.0
  • PLDM support
  • Card-level security
    • BMC Root of Trust
    • BMC and FPGA secure boot
    • BMC and FPGA secure upgrade
    • Key management

Cooling

  • Standard: single-width passive heatsink

Electrical

  • On-board power derived from PCIe slot
  • Power dissipation is application dependent
  • Max power consumption 75W

Environmental

  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C

Quality

  • Manufactured to IPC-A-610 Class 2
  • RoHS compliant
  • CE, FCC & ICES approvals

Form factor

  • Low profile (half-height, half-length) PCIe slot card
  • Size: 68.75mm x 167.50mm/li>

Development Tools

System development

  • BittWare SDK including PCIe driver, libraries, and board monitoring utilities

Application development

  • Supported design flows - Intel High-Level Synthesis (C/C++) & Quartus Prime Pro (HDL, Verilog, VHDL, etc.)

IA-640i Block Diagram, Data Sheet and Specifications

Board Specifications

FPGA

  • Intel Agilex AGI019 or AGI023
    • Core speed grade -2: I/O speed grade -2
    • FPGA includes ARM HPS
  • Other Agilex FPGA options are available, including
    • I/O speed grade -1 for CXL (CXL IP is licensed and purchased separately)
    • Hard crypto blocks

    On-Board flash

    • 2Gbit Flash memory for booting FPGA

    External memory

    • 2x banks on-board DDR4, up to 16GB each

    Host interface

    • x16 Gen5 interface direct to FPGA, connected to PCIe hard IP
    • CXL v1.1 (CXL IP is licensed and purchased separately)

    QSFP-DD cage

    • 400 Gbps (8x 50Gbps PAM4)
    • PAM4: 1x 400GbE, 2x 200GbE, 4x 100GbE, 8x 50GbE
    • NRZ: 1x 200GbE, 2x 100GbE, 4x 50GbE, 8x 10/25 GbE
    • Multi-rate hard MAC supports all combinations
    • Jitter cleaner for network recovered clocking

    MCIO

    • 1x 4-lane edge connector @ up to 25G per lane
    • Hard IP support for PCIe Gen4 x4 (default is root port)

    GPIO

    • 4x GPIO

    External clocking

    • 1 PPS and 10MHz ref clk front panel inputs (optional)

    USB

    • USB access to BMC, USB-UART

Board Management Controller

  • Power sequencing and reset
  • Voltage, current, temperature monitoring
    • Protection shut-down
  • Clock configuration
  • Low bandwidth BMC-FPGA comms with SPI link
  • USB 2.0
  • PLDM support
  • Card-level security
    • BMC Root of Trust
    • BMC and FPGA secure boot
    • BMC and FPGA secure upgrade
    • Key management

Cooling

  • Standard: single-width passive heatsink

Electrical

  • On-board power derived from PCIe slot
  • Power dissipation is application dependent
  • Max power consumption 125W

Environmental

  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C

Quality

  • Manufactured to IPC-A-610 Class 2
  • RoHS compliant
  • CE, FCC & ICES approvals

Form factor

  • Low profile (half-height, half-length) PCIe slot card
  • Size: 111.15mm x 167.50mm

Development Tools

System development

  • BittWare SDK including PCIe driver, libraries, and board monitoring utilities

Application development

  • Supported design flows - Intel High-Level Synthesis (C/C++) & Quartus Prime Pro (HDL, Verilog, VHDL, etc.)

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