Intel Arria 10 1/2-Length PCIe with Six SFP+ and DDR3


The 385A-SFP network accelerator card provides a powerful PCI-Express compute and high-density I/O platform for processing high-speed network traffic, FPGA development and deployment across a range of application areas including inline error correction, network traffic storage, and high frequency trading.

Key Features

Intel Arria 10 GX 1150

6x SFP+ for 10 Gbps

8 GBytes DDR3

Block Diagram, Data Sheet and Specifications



  • Intel Arria 10 GX
    • 1150 GX in F45 package
    • Core speed grade -2: I/O speed grade -3
  • Contact BittWare for other Arria 10 GX options

On-board Flash

  • Flash memory for booting FPGA

On-board memory

  • Two banks of DDR3 SDRAM x 72 bits
  • 4GB per bank (8GB total /16GB and 32GB version also available)
  • 2133MT/s per bank

Host interface

  • x8 Gen3 interface direct to FPGA

QSFP cages

  • 6 SFP+ cages on front panel connected directly to FPGA via 6 transceivers
  • Supports 1/10Gb Ethernet, Fiber Channel, and CPRI rates up to 10 Gbps
  • Clocked by up to four independent sources
  • Clocking options:
    • User clock programming via I2C
    • Flexible low jitter clocking
    • External clock input, 1PPS


  • Single ended and differential GPIO connector

Power supply monitoring and reporting

  • On-board Intel USB-Blaster II
  • Power and temperature monitoring


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


  • On-card power derived from host motherboard PCIe slot and optional external power source
  • Power dissipation is application dependent
  • Typical max power consumption 75W


  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C


  • Manufactured to IPC-A-610 Class 2
  • RoHS compliant

Form factor

  • Standard-height, half-length PCIe single-slot board
  • 167.6mm x 110.9 mm x 17mm

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 - Intel Quartus Prime Pro (HDL, Verilog, VHDL, etc.)


  • 385A-SFP FPGA board
  • USB cable (back panel access)
  • Built-In Self-Test (BIST)
  • 1-year access to online Developer Site
  • 1-year hardware warranty

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