Low Latency Ethernet 10G MAC Intel® FPGA IP User Guide

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Date 3/01/2022
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1.3. LL Ethernet 10G MAC Operating Modes

Table 3.  Speed Mode Comparison of the LL Ethernet 10G MAC Intel® FPGA IP Core
Speed Mode Default Speed MAC Interface Intel® PHY Compliance
10G 10G
  • 32-bit XGMII
  • 64-bit XGMII (Use legacy Ethernet 10G MAC XGMII interface enabled)
  • 10GBASE-R PHY
  • 10GBASE-KR PHY
  • Intel® Arria® 10/ Intel® Cyclone® 10 GX Transceiver Native PHY with presets:
    • 10GBASE-R
    • 10GBASE-R Low Latency
    • 10GBASE-R register mode
    • 10GBASE-R with KR-FEC
  • Intel® Stratix® 10 Transceiver Native PHY with presets:
    • 10GBASE-R
    • 10GBASE-R Low Latency
    • 10GBASE-R 1588
    • 10GBASE-R with KR-FEC
1G/10G 10G
  • 8-bit GMII
  • 32-bit XGMII
  • 64-bit XGMII (Use legacy Ethernet 10G MAC XGMII interface enabled)
1G/10GbE Ethernet PHY IP
10M/100M/1G/10G 10G
  • 4-bit MII
  • 8-bit GMII
  • 32-bit XGMII
  • 64-bit XGMII (Use legacy Ethernet 10G MAC XGMII interface enabled)
1G/10GbE Ethernet PHY IP
1G/2.5G 2.5G 16-bit GMII 1G/2.5G/5G/10G Multi-rate Ethernet PHY
1G/2.5G/10G 10G
  • 16-bit GMII
  • 32-bit XGMII
  • 64-bit XGMII (Use legacy Ethernet 10G MAC XGMII interface enabled)
1G/2.5G/5G/10G Multi-rate Ethernet PHY (MGBASE-T)
10M/100M/1G/2.5G/5G/10G 10G 32-bit USXGMII 1G/2.5G/5G/10G Multi-rate Ethernet PHY (NBASE-T)
10M/100M/1G/2.5G 2.5G 16-bit GMII 1G/2.5G/5G/10G Multi-rate Ethernet PHY
10M/100M/1G/2.5G/10G 10G
  • 16-bit GMII
  • 32-bit XGMII
  • 64-bit XGMII (Use legacy Ethernet 10G MAC XGMII interface enabled)
1G/2.5G/5G/10G Multi-rate Ethernet PHY (MGBASE-T)