Intel® Arria® 10 Core Fabric and General Purpose I/Os Handbook

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Date 1/21/2022
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6. External Memory Interfaces in Intel® Arria® 10 Devices

The efficient architecture of the Intel® Arria® 10 external memory interface allows you to fit wide external memory interfaces within the small modular I/O banks structure. This capability enables you to support a high level of system bandwidth.

Compared to previous generation Arria® devices, the new architecture and solution provide the following advantages:

  • Pre-closed timing in the controller and from the controller to the PHY.
  • Easier pin placement.

For maximum performance and flexibility, the architecture offers hard memory controller and hard PHY for key interfaces.