Hardware Based Design Flow Overview

Hardware Flow Diagram

Hardware Block Diagram

Reference Designs

Reference Designs for each board are available separately. These demonstrate the capabilities of the board and enable customers to rapidly integrate their own design.

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Configuring the PCI Express Bridge in Vivado

The IP configuration provides:

The reference designs include a getting started guide with two basic designs which are provided as packed Vivado GUI projects. Other included examples listed below:


Reference Design7V3KU38V38K59V3Description
Application NotesOpenOpenOpenOpen-
SDK

dimm_test

Standalone SODIMM Test FPGA Design

reg_access

Register Access FPGA Design

dma_demo

DMA Demonstration FPGA Design

ibert

IBERT FPGA Design

host_dimm

Host Interface to SODIMMs Example FPGA Design

USB

avr2util

N/AN/A

USB Utilities for Power and Status Monitoring

Communications

SFP+/QSFP+ IBERT Loopback Demo

Basic 10G/25G loopback test for SFP+/QSFP using pseudo random tester

SFP+/QSFP 10GE XGMII Loopback Demo

10G XGMII to SFP+/QSFP tester

QSFP+ 40GE XGMII Loopback Demo

N/AN/A

40G XGMII to QSFP tester

QSFP+ 10GE Ethernet Loopback Demo

N/Achevin tech logo

Chevin Tech. 10G MAC/PHY Demo

QSFP28 25GE Ethernet Loopback Demo

N/AN/Achevin tech logoN/A

Chevin Tech. 25G MAC/PHY Demo

SATA MAC IP and example PHY

N/AN/AN/A

Low Level SATA controller design

Miscellaneous

Dual-PCIE core Demo

N/AN/A

Dual PCI Express End Point system

Getting Started Block Diagrams

Basic PCIe Block Diagram Demo

Simple PCI Express End Point with memory mapped interface

SDRAM PCIe Block Diagram Demo

Simple PCI Express End Point attached to onboard memory

Key:

- Available

N/A - Not Applicable for this product

- In Development

chevin tech logo

- Provided by Chevin Tehcnology


chevin tech logo

- Provided by Chevin Tehcnology (in development)


The reference designs are provided with a site licence and 12 months technical support. Contact Alpha-Data for further information.

The bridge uses standard AXI4 interfaces, making connecting it up to other modules is straightforward.

The PCI Express Bridge overview provides full details on the configuration of the IP.

Product Support

Alpha Data also provide initial email and telephone support for these products. Long term support can also be purchased as well as design services.






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