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Support and Development Kit
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NOTE: this SDK NOW supports production Silicon FPGAs as well as ES Silicon FPGAs.
Please contact Alpha Data for details on the purchase of the ADM-PCIE-9H7 SDK.
FPGA Features (Hard IP)
The ADM-PCIE-9H7 is a high-performance FPGA processing card intended for data center applications using Virtex UltraScale+ High Bandwidth Memory FPGAs from Xilinx.
The ADM-PCIE-9H7 utilizes the Xilinx Virtex UltraScale Plus FPGA family that includes on substrate High Bandwidth Memory (HBM Gen2). This provides exceptional memory Read/Write performance while reducing the overall power consumption of the board by negating the need for external SDRAM devices. There are also a large number of high speed interface options available including 100G Ethernet MACs, 150G Interlaken cores and multiple PCI Express cores. To make the most of these interfaces the ADM-PCIE-9H7 is fitted with 4 QSFP28 Cages, up to 8 Firefly interfaces (each 4x 28Gbps) and two OpenCAPI interfaces for ultra low latency communications.
3/4 Length, Double Slot Width, full profile, x16 PCIe form Factor
Width: 267.2mm Height: 125.2mm Depth: 41.9mm Weight: 1300g
Operating Temperature range: 0°C to +55°C
Storage Temperature range: -40°C to +85°C
Operating Humidity range: Up to 95% (non-condensing)
1x PCI Express® Gen3 x16 or 1x/2x* PCI Express® Gen4 x8 (CCIX Capable) or OpenCAPI
* Only where the server motherboard is capable of bifurcating the x16 slot into 2 x8 PCI Express links.
Xilinx Virtex® UltraScale Plus™
XCVU37P-2E - FSVH2892
FPGA Hard IP Cores
On Board Memory
|Memory Type||No. Banks||Memory Size|
|on FPGA Substrate||2||4GB|
High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) - up to 460GB/s (over 32 AXI Interfaces)
The ADM-PCIE-9H7 houses a system monitoring chip which is able to provide real-time temperature, voltage and current readings of the system, as well as reconfigure programmable clocks and much more. The system monitor can be accessed directly through the USB interface via the front panel, the UART connection to the target FPGA or through the SMBus interface on the card's PCI Express edge connector. When enabled**, IPMI can also be used to communicate with the system monitor, allowing for remote communication and management with the ADM-PCIE-9H7.
** IPMI is disabled by default and should only be enabled when the board is installed in an IPMI compliant system. Please contact the factory for details on enabling IPMI on the ADM-PCIE-9H7.
The USB/JTAG Interface is compatible with all of the Xilinx Vivado® Tools.
FPGA Configuration Flash
|Flash Type||Flash Size||No. config regions|
|QSPI||2GBit||2 each of 1GBit|
Other on-board memory
2kb I2C EEPROM - Non-volatile data storage for the user design (i.e. storing MAC addresses)
High-Speed Network Interfaces
|Interface Type||Qty||Lanes per Interface||Data Rate per Lane||Protocol Capability|
|QSFP28||4||4||28Gbps||10/25/40/100G Ethernet, PCIe, Fiber Channel, Infiniband, Aurora|
|Ultraport SlimSAS||2||8||25/28Gbps||OpenCAPI, 10/25/40/100G Ethernet, PCIe, Fiber Channel, Infiniband, Aurora|
|Firefly Interfaces||8*||4||28Gbps||10/25/40/100G Ethernet, PCIe, Fiber Channel, Infiniband, Aurora|
* if the FPGA chosen is the XCVU35P then only 4 Firefly interfaces are available (due to reduced I/O capability of the FPGA)
Other I/O Interfaces
Micro USB for JTAG support (FPGA programming and debug) and system monitor
In development an optional integrated Board Support Package (BSP) including FPGA example designs, plug and play drivers and API.
blank = XCVU37P-2E Fitted,
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