Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition User Guide: Getting Started

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Date 3/28/2022

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2.3.1. Specifying the Target Device or Board

Specify the target Intel® device or board for your project in the Device dialog box. Click the Device and Pin Options button in the dialog to specify preferences for the device configuration scheme, programming file generation, I/O timing, voltage, and other options.
  1. Open a project in the Intel® Quartus® Prime software.
  2. Click Assignments > Device.
    Figure 16. Device Dialog Box
  3. Specify either a target Intel® FPGA board or device for your project. When you specify a board, the Intel® Quartus® Prime software generates the appropriate pin assignments script for that board automatically.
    • To specify an Intel® FPGA board or development kit for your project:
      1. Click the Board tab.
      2. Select the target device Family and a supported Development Kit. Click Yes if prompted to remove existing Location and I/O Standard pin assignments. The Intel® Quartus® Prime software creates the kit's baseline design and stores the design in <current_project_dir>/devkits/<design_name>. To retain all your existing pin assignments, click No.
      3. Select the desired development kit and click OK.
    • To specify a device family for your project:
      1. On the Device tab, select the Family and Device name. The list of Available devices reflects your selections.
      2. To further refine your selection, specify options for the Package, Pin count, Core speed grade, Name filter, and Show advanced devices filters.
      3. From the Available devices, select your target device Name and click OK.