Alveo U30 Data Center Accelerator Card Installation Guide (UG1425)

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This document provides hardware installation procedures for the Alveo™ U30 data center accelerator card.

The Xilinx® Alveo U30 data center accelerator card, shown in the following figure, is a single slot, half-height, half-length, low profile form factor passively-cooled card operating up to a 25W total dissipated power (TDP). It has a bifurcated Gen3 x8 to form two independent Gen3 x4 PCI Express® (PCIe) compliant interfaces. It features two Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoCs to accelerate HD video transcoding and analytics. It targets high density video transcoding application, capable of decoding, scaling, and encoding up to eight 1080p60 streams. The U30 card provides superb power and cost performance for such video applications.

Figure 1. Alveo U30 Card with Full-Height Bracket