proFPGA CUT for Stratix 10M

Multi-FPGA Partitioning, FPGA Design Partitioning, Partitioning Tool

Technical Highlights for Stratix Partitioning

  • Single- & Multi-FPGA board support
  • Guided Stratix® 10 GX 10M DIE-to-DIE Partitioning
  • Verilog, System Verilog and VHDL design entry
  • Generation of Quartus® Synthesis and P&R scripts

Product Summary Stratix 10 M Partitioning

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The Stratix® 10 GX 10M FPGA is the latest and largest FPGA of Intel®‘s product portfolio. It is based on a two-die architecture and equipped with the Embedded Multi-die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB) technology. The EMIB technology connects the two fabric dies within the FPGA in order to achieve a maximum density of 10.2 million-logic elements.

The proFPGA CUT software is designed to partition designs between the two dies of the Intel® Stratix® 10 GX 10M FPGA. The easy-to- use software is applicable for all kinds of customized boards based on the latest Intel® Stratix® 10 GX 10M FPGA technology. proFPGA CUT guides the user step-by-step through the design implementation flow and gives him a structured overview. The software contains a guided partitioning tool that handles all required tasks - from importing RTL files, partitioning, insertion of multiplexing schemes, speed optimizing, untill exporting it for Intel Quartus® synthesis and place & route tools. Consequently, the user has still full control over the design and the tool supports him to shorten this usually time consuming and complex process. Further, proFPGA Cut offers features like logic optimization, constraints setting, conversion of multi-point interconnections into point-to-point interconnections, or semi-automated movement of
instances or nets.

The proFPGA software contains and implements multiplexing schemes for the Stratix® 10 GX 10M die-to-die connection over Intel’s DIB (Direct Interface Bus) and as well for the interconnections between multiple FPGAs. Different interconnection schemes with different pin multiplexing factors, data rates, I/O standards and clocking schemes can be created for each design.

The proFPGA Cut software can be used for the die-to-die partitioning of single FPGA boards as well as for the design partitioning of multi-FPGA Intel®Stratix® 10 GX 10M boards. Besides the GUI mode, which guides the user through the flow,
the tool offers also a command line mode that allows the user to script all processes and to fully integrate into its automated design implementation flow.

proFPGA CUT - Structure

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proFPGA CUT - Main Window

With the design flow view on the left, schematic view on the right and terminal outputs at the bottom, proFPGA CUT is clearly structured.

Multi-FPGA Partitioning, FPGA Design Partitioning, Partitioning Tool

 

 

proFPGA CUT - Schematic View

The Schematic Window displays a complete module (split into pages)

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 proFPGA CUT - Ressources Window

The design statistics window provides feedback about the required resources of the design and the available resources of the hardware.

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proFPGA CUT - Cone View

The Cone Window displays schematic excerpts (paths, cones, etc.) and is used for Incremental Schematic Navigation. It allows interactive incremental disclosure of the schematic, even across hierarchy borders (giving a kind of “flat-view” on the database).

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