Stratix® 10 DX Device Overview

ID 683225
Date 9/07/2023

1.15.1. Key Features of the Intel® Stratix® 10 HPS

Table 13.  Key Features of the Intel® Stratix® 10 HPS



Quad-core Arm* Cortex* -A53 MPCore processor unit
  • 2.3 MIPS/MHz instruction efficiency
  • CPU frequency up to 1.5 GHz
  • At 1.5 GHz total performance of 13,800 MIPS
  • Arm* v8-A architecture
  • Runs 64-bit and 32-bit Arm* instructions
  • 16-bit and 32-bit Thumb instructions for 30% reduction in memory footprint
  • Jazelle® RCT execution architecture with 8 bit Java bytecodes
  • Superscalar, variable length, out-of-order pipeline with dynamic branch prediction
  • Improved Arm* NEON™ media processing engine
  • Single- and double-precision floating-point unit
  • CoreSight™ debug and trace technology
System Memory Management Unit
  • Enables a unified memory model and extends hardware virtualization into peripherals implemented in the FPGA fabric
Cache Coherency unit
  • Changes in shared data stored in cache are propagated throughout the system providing bi-directional coherency for co-processing elements.
  • L1 Cache
    • 32 KB of instruction cache w/ parity check
    • 32 KB of L1 data cache w /ECC
    • Parity checking
  • L2 Cache
    • 1MB shared
    • 8-way set associative
    • SEU Protection with parity on TAG ram and ECC on data RAM
    • Cache lockdown support
On-Chip Memory
  • 256 KB of scratch on-chip RAM
External SDRAM and Flash Memory Interfaces for HPS
  • Hard memory controller with support for DDR4, DDR3
    • 40 bit (32 bit + 8 bit ECC) with select packages supporting 72 bit (64 bit + 8 bit ECC)
    • Support for up to 2666 Mbps DDR4 and 2166 Mbps DDR3 frequencies
    • Error correction code (ECC) support including calculation, error correction, write-back correction, and error counters
    • Software Configurable Priority Scheduling on individual SDRAM bursts
    • Fully programmable timing parameter support for all JEDEC-specified timing parameters
    • Multiport front-end (MPFE) scheduler interface to the hard memory controller, which supports the AXI® Quality of Service (QoS) for interface to the FPGA fabric
  • NAND flash controller
    • ONFI 1.0
    • Integrated descriptor based with DMA
    • Programmable hardware ECC support
    • Support for 8 and 16 bit Flash devices
  • Secure Digital SD/SDIO/MMC controller
    • eMMC 4.5
    • Integrated descriptor based DMA
    • CE-ATA digital commands supported
    • 50 MHz operating frequency
  • Direct memory access (DMA) controller
    • 8-channel
    • Supports up to 32 peripheral handshake interface
Communication Interface Controllers
  • Three 10/100/1000 Ethernet media access controls (MAC) with integrated DMA
    • Supports RGMII and RMII external PHY Interfaces
    • Option to support other PHY interfaces through FPGA logic
      • GMII
      • MII
      • RMII (requires MII to RMII adapter)
      • RGMII (requires GMII to RGMII adapter)
      • SGMII (requires GMII to SGMII adapter)
    • Supports IEEE 1588-2002 and IEEE 1588-2008 standards for precision networked clock synchronization
    • Supports IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tag detection for reception frames
  • Two USB On-the-Go (OTG) controllers with DMA
    • Dual-Role Device (device and host functions)
      • High-speed (480 Mbps)
      • Full-speed (12 Mbps)
      • Low-speed (1.5 Mbps)
      • Supports USB 1.1 (full-speed and low-speed)
    • Integrated descriptor-based scatter-gather DMA
    • Support for external ULPI PHY
    • Up to 16 bidirectional endpoints, including control endpoint
    • Up to 16 host channels
    • Supports generic root hub
    • Configurable to OTG 1.3 and OTG 2.0 modes
  • Five I2C controllers (three can be used by EMAC for MIO to external PHY)
    • Support both 100 Kbps and 400 Kbps modes
    • Support both 7 bit and 10 bit addressing modes
    • Support Master and Slave operating mode
  • Two UART 16550 compatible
    • Programmable baud rate up to 115.2 kilobaud
  • Four serial peripheral interfaces (SPI) (2 Masters, 2 Slaves)
    • Full and Half duplex
Timers and I/O
  • Timers
    • 4 general-purpose timers
    • 4 watchdog timers
  • 48 HPS direct I/O allow HPS peripherals to connect directly to I/O
  • Up to three IO48 banks may be assigned to HPS for HPS DDR access
Interconnect to Logic Core
  • FPGA-to-HPS Bridge
    • Allows IP bus masters in the FPGA fabric to access to HPS bus slaves
    • Configurable 32, 64, or 128 bit AMBA AXI interface
  • HPS-to-FPGA Bridge
    • Allows HPS bus masters to access bus slaves in FPGA fabric
    • Configurable 32, 64, or 128 bit AMBA AXI interface allows high-bandwidth HPS master transactions to FPGA fabric
  • HPS-to-SDM and SDM-to-HPS Bridges
    • Allows the HPS to reach the SDM block and the SDM to bootstrap the HPS
  • Light Weight HPS-to-FPGA Bridge
    • Light weight 32 bit AXI interface suitable for low-latency register accesses from HPS to soft peripherals in FPGA fabric
  • FPGA-to-HPS SDRAM Bridge
    • Up to three AMBA AXI interfaces supporting 32, 64, or 128 bit data paths