AN 872: Thermal and Power Guidelines: For Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA

ID 683795
Date 8/30/2019

1.4. Tools Requirements

You must have the following tools to estimate and evaluate the power and thermal performance. Intel recommends you to follow the Intel Acceleration Stack Quick Start Guide for Intel Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel Arria 10 GX FPGA for software installation.
2 The build_synth directory is created after you compile your AFU.
3 In Acceleration Stack 1.2, the board monitoring is performed over PCIe.
4 Ensure that your OEM has validated the targeted PCIe slot(s) in accordance to the Platform Qualification Guidelines for your Intel® FPGA PAC.