AN794: Arria 10 Low Latency Ethernet 10G MAC and XAUI PHY Reference Design

ID 683438
Date 2/01/2017

1.4. Hardware and Software Requirements

Intel uses the following hardware and software to test the design.


  • Arria® 10 GX FPGA development kit (revision D)
  • Dual XAUI to SFP+ HSMC board
  • FMC to HSMC adapter board
  • USB Download Cable
  • SFP+ module with loopback cable


  • Quartus® Prime version 16.1 (for hardware testing)
  • ModelSim simulator