QDR Infiniband Target Channel Adapter

Block Diagram

Solution Type: IP Core

End Market: Computer & Storage, Military, Test & Measurement, Wireline

Evaluation Method: Source Code

Technology: Interface Protocols: Communications

Arria Series: Intel® Arria® 10

Stratix Series: Stratix® V


The QDR TCA is a 4X QDR InfiniBand Target Channel Adapter. The core supports UC RDMA Write and UC SEND operations.


  • 32GBits/Second, Compliant with IBTA 1.2.1 specifications

Device Utilization and Performance

31.5GBits/Second data delivered to customer application. 37000LEs, 1,536,807 BRAM bits.

Getting Started

A demo design is available for Bittware S5 boards.

IP Quality Metrics

Year IP was first released2008
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
Parameterization GUI allowing end user to configure IPN
IP core is enabled for OpenCore Plus SupportN
Source language
Testbench languageVerilog
Software drivers providedN
Driver OS supportLinux
User InterfaceAXI; Avalon-MM
IP-XACT Metadata includedN
Simulators supportedModelsim/Questa, NCSIM
Hardware validated Y. Altera Board Name Bittware Stratix V boards
Industry standard compliance testing performed
If No, is it planned?N
IP has undergone interoperability testing
Interoperability reports available  N

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