Gidel Arria / Stratix 10 Daughterboards – Sky Blue Microsystems GmbH

Gidel Arria 10 and Stratix 10M Daughter Boards | Ultra-compact, high-performance FPGA modules | Mount on PCIe Carrier Board | Templates and Dev Kit

Gidel offers a number of ultra-compact high-performance FPGA modules that can be mounted on a PCIe carrier board. The modules provide a complete FPGA envelope ready for use while leaving flexibility to tailoring the peripheral system precisely. Gidel provides templates and powerful development tools that enable quick development and optimal FPGA utilization. These acceleration modules include ultra-high-end modules based on Intel Stratix 10M FPGA and high-end ultra-compact solutions based on Intel Arria 10 FPGAs.

DRAM performance is up to 10 GB @ 24 GB/s, and 12 x up to 14.2 Gb/s transceivers (2 are Rx only).

The FDB modules are supported by Gidel’s DRAM controller that enables splitting the physical DRAMs into up to 16 separate logical memories, all operating in parallel, and accessing each logical memory simultaneously by multiple sequential ports, each with its own clock and data width. For example, a 128 MB FIFO may be automatically generated by Gidel’s tools utilizing a 128 MB logical memory with a single write port and a single read port.

To reduce risk, development time, and time-to-deployment, the FDB modules are supported by state-of-the-art development tools and a PCIe carrier board enabling an immediate start to application development and FPGA code. For example, a user may start developing an image processing IP using a streaming input from files and sending the IP output to a grabber for display, storage, analyzing, etc.

These daughterboards are ideal for custom PCIe or stand- alone, size-constrained systems. Applications include embedded systems and compact broadcast and image processing solutions that require grabbing data from multiple fast edge sensors then performing image enhancements, processing and compression.

The FDB modules have been designed for use with carrier boards to enable tailoring solutions to reduce risks, costs and time to market. User carrier boards may incorporate any combination of I/Os and configuration schemes. Gidel offers a PCIe developer’s carrier board allowing FPGA designers to immediately begin developing their application and proprietary FPGA design.

The Gidel development toolkit environment (“Proc Dev” and “ProcVision”) enables immediate mapping of board resources to the application, including tailored host interface and dividing the DRAM into application logical memory units by automatically generating an ASP (Application Support Package) optimized to the system requirements. It also allows tailoring high-end grabber and imaging acceleration flow in an intuitive and simple manner by customizing the ASP, software and the FPGA design code. Parallel access of multiple applications on the module FPGA expedites the development and improves system reliability. For example, firewall and compression may be accelerated simultaneously on the same FPGA and controlled by independent applications.

Acceleration Modules

Resources FDB16 FDB48 FDB27 FDB66 Proc10M
FPGA Arria 10
160 GX
Arria 10
480 GX
Arria 10
270 GX
Arria 10
660 GX
Stratix 10MX
2100
DRAM Throughput 12.8 GB/s 11.1 GB/s 25.6 GB/s 25.6 GB/s >400 GB/s
On-board DDR4 2 or 4 GB 2 or 4 GB 10 10 up to
128 GB on Carrier board
On-FPGA DRAM 8 GB HBM2
Transceivers 12
(2 Rx only)
12
(2 Rx only)
12 or 16
(2 Rx only)
12 or 16
(2 Rx only)
72
Transceivers speed up to
14.2 Gb/s
up to
14.2 Gb/s
up to
14.2 Gb/s
up to
14.2 Gb/s
up to
26Gb/s
I/Os 12x3.0V,
4x1.2V,
36x1.8V
12x3.0V,
4x1.2V,
36x1.8V
up to:
42x3.0V,
4x1.2V,
52x1.8V
up to:
42x3.0V,
4x1.2V,
52x1.8V
up to
374 I/Os:
26x3.3V,
96xLVDS,
72-bit DDR4
Dimensions 49x54 mm 49x54 mm 58x62 mm 58x62 mm 97.4x101 mm
LEs 160K 480K 270K 660K 2,073K
FPGA SRAM 94.5Mb @ 90GB/s
M20K 440 1438 750 2133 6800
18x19 MAC 312 2736 1660 3374 7920

Product Data

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Gidel Ultra-Compact FDB FPGA Daughter Board with Intel Arria 10 models 160, 270, 480 and 660.
FDB Board with Intel Arria 10 FPGAs 160, 270, 480 and 660 models.
Gidel Ultra-Compact Intel Arria 10 FPGA Daughter Board FDB accelerator diagram showing key hardware elements.
Hardware accelerator diagram: Gidel Intel Arria 10 FDB Board. 
Gidel Proc10M with ultra-compact module Stratix 10 2100 MX HBM2 FPGA supporting 2,073,000 LEs and 7,920 18 x19 MAC.
Gidel Proc10 M: large HBM2 FPGA with ultra-compact module. 
Gidel Proc10 M accelerator diagram showing key hardware elements.
Hardware accelerator diagram of Gidel Proc10 M:
* – option for 5 x 26G or 8 x 16G;
** – option for 11 x 26G, 16 x 16G or 16 x PCIe Gen. 3;
*** – design may implement a combination of LVDSs and GPIOs.
Gidel Proc1C PCIe carrier with Proc10M includes PCIe Gen. 3 x16, 4 xQSFP28, PHS and GPIO and supports more DRAM and SRAM bandwidth.
Proc1C half-length PCIe carrier with Proc10M includes PCIe Gen. 3 x16, 4 xQSFP28, PHS and GPIOs.
Gidel Proc10M PCIe Proc1C Carrier Board is designed for ultra-high-performance acquisition and real-time processing.
Gidel Proc10M PCIe Carrier Board Proc1C supports: PCIe Gen.3 x16 host interface, 4 x QSFP28 for up to 400 Gb/s aggregated bandwidth, Gidel PHS connector for mounting daughterboards, and 19 x GPIOs for peripheral system control.