Card Features

Alveo U45N Data Center Accelerator Card User Guide (UG1636)

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Features of the Alveo U45N data center accelerator cards are listed in the following table.

Table 1. Alveo U45N Accelerator Card Product Details
Specification Alveo U45N Accelerator Card
Production product SKU

A-U45N-P08G-PQ-G (2x100G DC accelerator card)

Total electrical card load
  • 75W (without PCIe AUX power)
  • 150W (with PCIe AUX power)
Thermal design power (TDP)
  • 70W (without PCIe AUX power)
  • 115W (with PCIe AUX power)
Thermal cooling solution Passive
Form factor Full height, half length, single slot
Network interface 2 x QSFP28
PCIe interface Gen 3 x16/Gen 4 x8 to host system and Gen 3 x8 to communications processor
  • 2 Gb OSPI flash memory
  • Configurable over ADK2 configuration port
FPGA DDR Two 4 GB DDR4 component interface 72b with ECC operating at 2400 MT/s
LUTs/Registers/DSP slices 1030K/2059K/1320
Maximum distributed RAM/block Ram/UltraRAM 14.2 Mb/74.3 Mb/99 Mb
Communications Processor
Arm processor NXP Layerscape LX2162A
Cores 16 Arm v8 Cortex-A72 CPU cores, running up to 2.0 GHz
Cache buffer 16 MB cache
Packet buffer 2 MB packet caching buffer
Connection to FPGA PCIe Gen 3 x8
DDR 4 GB DDR4 component x72 up to 2400 MT/s
System storage Flash: NAND 128 Gb (16G x 8) eMMC for root file system
Flash: NOR 512 Mb SERIAL MT35X OSPI for boot

For card specifications, see Alveo U45N Data Center Accelerator Cards Data Sheet (DS1014).