Nios® V Processor Reference Manual

ID 683632
Date 10/02/2023

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1. Overview

Updated for:
Intel® Quartus® Prime Design Suite 23.3
The Nios® V processor is a soft processor core with the following characteristics:
  • Designed for Intel® FPGA devices and developed based on RISC-V* specification
  • Does not include peripherals or the connection logic to the external devices
  • Includes only the circuits required to implement the Nios® V processor architecture
The following table lists the available variants:
Table 1.   Nios® V Processor Variants
Processor Core Variant
Nios® V/c Compact Microcontroller
Nios® V/m Microcontroller
Nios® V/g General-purpose processor
Figure 1.  Nios® V Processor System on Intel® FPGA