10G Ultra-low latency MAC + PCS Ethernet IP Cores

Block Diagram

Solution Type: IP Core

End Market: Automotive, Broadcast, Computer & Storage, Consumer, Industrial, Medical, Military, Test & Measurement, Wireless, Wireline

Evaluation Method: OpenCore Plus

Technology: Interface Protocols: Ethernet

Arria Series: Intel® Arria® 10, Intel® Arria® 10 SoC

Stratix Series: Stratix® V


nxMAC + nxPCS Financial Edition, 10G Ultra-low latency MAC + PCS IP core for FPGAs The world’s most reliable and mature full hardware ultra-low latency MAC and PCS IP Cores. Bring the best-in-class ultra-low latency network connectivity to your hardware code and algorithms with Enyx rock-solid and acclaimed Ethernet IP Cores. Minimize time-to-market with our full RTL implementation and support. Stay always at the forefront of technology with our frequent updates with the latest latency improvements and optimizations.


  • Best-in-class latency from the wire to the user’s own logic. 10G Ethernet connectivity. Maximum bandwidth delivered.
  • Full RTL Enyx proprietary ultra-low latency hardware MAC and PCS implementations.
  • Clock configurable at up to 250 MHz, for improved latency results.
  • Easy to use standardized Avalon and AXI-4 interfaces.
  • Multiple instances per FPGA and multiple logical interfaces per instance, each of them with a unique MAC address.

Device Utilization and Performance

Please refer to http://www.enyx.com/nxmac-nxpcs-financial-edition/

Getting Started

Free 30-day evaluation and full documentation available. Request them at contact@enyx.com

IP Quality Metrics

Year IP was first released2015
Latest version of Quartus supported15.1
Altera Customer Use
IP has been successfully implemented in production with at least one customerY

Customer deliverables include the following:

  • Design file (encrypted source code or post-synthesis netlist)
  • Simulation model for ModelSim Altera edition
  • Timing and/or layout constraints
  • Testbench or design example
  • Documentation with revision control
  • Readme file
Any additional customer deliverables provided with IP
Getting Started Guide
Parameterization GUI allowing end user to configure IPN
IP core is enabled for OpenCore Plus SupportY
Source language
Verilog; VHDL
Testbench languageVerilog; VHDL
Software drivers providedY
Driver OS supportOS-independent and Linux
User InterfaceAXI; Avalon-MM; Other: Avalon-ST
IP-XACT Metadata includedN
Simulators supportedMultiSim, Aldec
Hardware validated Y. Altera Board Name Altera Stratix V GX FPGA Dev. Kit, BittWare S5-PCIe-HQ, ReFLEX CES Stratix 5 and Arria 10 boards
Industry standard compliance testing performed
If No, is it planned?Y
IP has undergone interoperability testing
Interoperability reports available  Y

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