Platform Selector Guide

Features Intel® Programmable Acceleration Card with Intel® Arria® 10 GX FPGA Intel® FPGA Programmable Acceleration Card (Intel® FPGA PAC) D5005 Intel FPGA PAC N3000 Silicom FPGA SmartNIC N5010 Inventec FPGA SmartNIC C5020X
Platform Category
Target Market Cloud and Enterprise Cloud and Enterprise SmartNIC for Comms SmartNIC for Comms SmartNIC for CSP
Type Intel PAC Intel FPGA PAC Intel FPGA PAC SmartNIC Platform SmartNIC Platform
FPGA Resources
FPGA  Intel® Arria® 10 GX Intel® Stratix® 10 SX Intel® Arria® 10 GT Intel Stratix 10 DX Intel® Stratix® 10 DX
Logic Elements 1,150K 2,800K 1,150K 2,073K 1,325K
On-chip Memory 65.7 Mb 244 Mb 65.7 Mb 240 Mb + 8 GB (HBM2) 114 Mb
DSP Blocks 3,036 11,520 3,036 7,920 5,184
Processor
Type - - - - Intel® Xeon® D-1612 Processor
Memory
DDR4 8 GB (4 GB x 2 banks) 32 GB (8 GB x 4 banks) 9 GB (4 GB x 2 banks + 1 GB) 32 GB 20 GB
SRAM - - 144 Mb QDR IV 144 Mb QDR IV -
HBM - - - 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) -
Flash 1 Gb 2 Gb 2 Gb 2 GB 1.25 Gb
Interfaces and Modules
PCI Express*

Gen3 x8 (electrical)

 

Gen3 x16 (mechanical)

Gen3 x16 Gen3 x16 Gen4 x16 edge connector
Gen4 x16 over cable (N5000)
Gen3 x8, Gen4 x8 (Option)
QSFP Interface x1 x2 x2 x4 x2
Network Interface 10 Gbps, 40 Gbps (up to 40 GbE) 10 Gbps, 25 Gbps, 40 Gbps, 100 Gbps

10 Gbps, 25 Gbps (up to 100 GbE) with 

Dual Intel Ethernet Controller XL710

4 x100 Gbps

Dual Intel Ethernet Controller E810 (N5000)

2 x25 Gbps
Intel® MAX® 10 FPGA Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) - Yes Yes Yes Option
FPGA Interface Manager Yes Yes Yes Yes -
Mechanical, Thermal, and Power
Form Factor ½ length, full height
½ length, ½ height
¾ length, full height ½ length, full height 2/3 length, full height
Full length, full height (N5000)
½ length, full height
Width Single slot Dual slot Single slot Single slot (Active cooling)
Dual slot (Passive cooling)
Single slot
Maximum Power Consumption (TDP) 66 W 215 W 100 W 194 W 36 W (FPGA) + 22/30 W (Xeon-D 4C/8C)
Tools Support
Intel® Acceleration Stack for Intel® Xeon® CPU with FPGAs Yes Yes Yes Yes -
Intel® Quartus® Prime Software Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Intel OneAPI Toolkits Beta Beta - TBD -
Data Plane Developer Kit (DPDK) - - Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ Toolkit Yes - - - -
How to buy
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