Kintex® UltraScale™ XCKU040-2FFVA1156E FPGA
FPGA configuration is determined by DIP switch SW15.
|Quad SPI||Note 4||Note 4||Note 4||Note 4||0||0|
- X = don’t care
- 0 = OFF position
- 1 = ON position
- Switches 1 to 4 determine which of 16 bitstreams is loaded from the Quad SPI flash
For those of you who want to experiment with processorless Ethernet on FPGAs, I’ve just released a 4-port example design that supports these Xilinx FPGA development boards: Artix-7 AC701 Evaluation board Kintex-7 KC705 Evaluation board Kintex Ultrascale KCU105 Evaluation board Virtex-7 VC707 Evaluation board Virtex-7 VC709 Evaluation board Virtex UltraScale VCU108 Evaluation board Virtex UltraScale+ VCU118 Evaluation board Here’s the Git repo for the project: Processorless Ethernet on FPGA [Read More]
Demo of Intelliprop's NVMe Host Accelerator IP core
Connecting an M.2 SSD to FPGA Drive FMC
Just released a video showing how to connect an M.2 SSD to the FPGA Drive FMC.
A quick look at the Kintex Ultrascale KCU105
I’ve got the Kintex Ultrascale Development Kit on my desk today so it’s a good time to take a look inside and see what’s special about this board. The Ultrascale (20nm) and Ultrascale+ (16nm) FPGAs are taking over from the Series-7 devices (28nm), and I’ve seen more and more customer interest in them in recent months. The Kintex Ultrascale is the little brother of the Ultrascale family, providing the “best price/performance/watt” and “an optimum blend of capability and cost-effectiveness” according to Xilinx. [Read More]
NVMe Host IP tested on FPGA Drive
I’ve been totally overloaded with projects in the last couple months but I’m back with some really exciting news today. A few months back a company called IntelliProp, based in Colorado, released a NVMe Host Accelerator IP core for interfacing FPGAs with NVMe SSDs. This IP core allows reads and writes to be performed directly from the FPGA fabric, without the latency overhead of an operating system (read about the NVMe speed tests I did under PetaLinux). [Read More]