PCIe FPGA Card

250-SoC

Directly Attached Accelerator & NVMe-over-Fabric

Reliable transport of NVMe frames with low latency and high throughput

250-SoC low-profile PCIe FPGA card

Overview

The 250-SoC enables the creation of remote, disaggregated storage or Ethernet Just-a-Bunch-of-Flash (EJBOF) to dramatically reduce the storage cost, footprint and power within data centers. The 250-SoC features an AMD Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC device featuring both programmable logic and 64-bit ARM processors. This powerful, feature-rich device coordinates data transfer between two 100GbE network ports, on-board DDR4 memory and a PCIe Gen 3 host interface.

Key Features

2x 100GbE via 2 QSFP28

Ideal for NVMe storage arrays

ZU19EG MPSoC: 64-bit Cortex A53 ARM Zynq UltraScale+

Block Diagram, Data Sheet and Specifications

Want More Details?

Request the Hardware Reference Guide (HRG)

The HRG gives you much more detail about the card such as block diagrams, tables and descriptions.

Specifications

FPGA

  • AMD Zynq UltraScale+
    • ZU19EG FFVD1760 package
    • Core speed grade -2
    • Application ARM: Quad-core Cortex-A53 MPCore 1.5GHz
    • Real-Time ARM: Dual-core Cortex-R5 MPCore 600MHz
    • Graphics Processor: Mali-400 MP2
  • Contact BittWare for other MPSoC options

On-board DDR4 SDRAM

  • DDR4 SDRAM FPGA Fabric Memory
    • One 4GB bank of DDR4 SDRAM x72 bits
    • Transfer Rate: 2400 MT/s
  • DDR4 SDRAM MPSoC Memory
    • One 4GB bank of DDR4 SDRAM x72 bits
    • Transfer rate: 2400 MT/s

Host interface

  • x16 mechanical PCIe Gen3 capable
  • Configurable as x16 up to Gen3, or two x8 PCI in bifurcated slots

QSFP cages

  • 2 front panel 4-25Gbps-lane QSFP28 cages
  • User programmable low jitter clocking supporting 10/25/40/100GbE
  • Each QSFP28 can be independently clocked

Board control (front panel)

  • RJ45 1GbE access to the ARM processor
  • USB connector for UART to ARM processor

Datacenter Deployment, Health Monitoring & Reporting

  • On-board power, voltage and temperature monitoring
  • Field flash update via software
  • SMBus controlled anti-bricking, fallback and multiboot
  • SMBus access to unique board data and temperature sensor

Cooling

  • Passive heatsink

Electrical

  • On-card power derived from PCIe slot supplies
  • Power dissipation is application dependent
  • Typical FPGA power consumption ~50W

Environmental

  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C

Quality

  • Manufactured to IPC JSTD-001 -Class 2
  • RoHS compliant

Form factor

  • Half-height, half-length PCIe board
  • Full-height PCI bracket option

Development Tools

FPGA development

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

Application development

  • AMD Tools - Vivado Design Suite HLx Editions: HDL and C/C++ with HLS

Deliverables

  • 250-SoC FPGA board
  • Built-In Self-Test (BIST)
  • 1-year access to online Developer Site
  • 1-year hardware warranty

r4v1

Order Your Cards in a TeraBox™ FPGA Server

Get extended warranty support and save time with a pre-integrated solution!

TeraBox 1000S server photo
TeraBox 1401B server photo
TeraBox 2000D server photo
TeraBox 4000S server photo

Interested in Pricing or More Information?

Our technical sales team is ready to provide availability and configuration information, or answer your technical questions.