SE100 is based on Xilinx’s Virtex Ultrascale FPGA XCVU190-2FLGC2104E and is a powerful processing card with plenty of IO capabilities to meet the needs of modern compute-intensive applications such as Supercomputing, Data Centers, and defense. The board can optionally be populated with 095, 125, and 160 devices in the C2104 package for a reduced cost. The host interface is via 8 lanes of PCIe Gen3 but the card can also be used as an embedded, standalone, hardware too. Multiple cards can be cascaded to provide a multi-FPGA system with cards connected together via the board’s fast IO channels to meet the needs of even more demanding applications like ASIC design and Stock Market fast trading systems.
SE100 offers a host of features such as CFP4 to support high-speed optical networking, data communication, and processing.
Solar Express 100 features additional I/O expansion options using the latest high-speed board-to-board connectors from Samtec. The HPC FMC interface offers 10 GTHs (16.3Gb/s) and 40 IOs. Multiple Samtec Z-Ray® interposers provide access to HMC modules and additional 16 GTY transceivers (16 x 30.5Gb/s) and 8 IO plus 12V/5A, 3.3V/16A, and VCCIO/1A. A 2GB HMC memory module with 4 links (8 GTH per link) offering concurrent access can be added. This will enable the fastest memory access by the FPGA. 18MB of “QDR2+” memory comes as standard and 8GB of DDR4 can be added as a SODIMM.
One Samtec Bull’s Eye® Test Point System provides access to additional 4 GTY transceivers.
The board also includes 4 Samtec FireFly™ Micro Flyover System™ interfaces where each provides copper or optical silicon-to-silicon connectivity via 4 GTY transceivers.
FireFLy is protocol-agnostic and supports all data center applications and HPC protocols including Ethernet, InfiniBand™, Fiber Channel, and PCIe.
For details of FireFly cable options please contact SDSP technical support team.
An HDMI port codec allows direct display of images, with suitable IP core, while 4xGTYs and clock on a Samtec Bull’s Eye connector give more flexibility for data import/export.