Fiber Optics Bridge Card V2

can be used with DP 7000 digital processor

  • Samtec Firefly™ 170 Gbps Bi-directional Optical Engines (x12 14.1 Gbps)
  • Two Altera Arria™ 10 FPGAs (660/1150 GX) with up-to 3 TeraFlops of IEEE754-compliant floating-point DSP cores
  • Micron 2 GByte HMC with up-to 200 Gbps of Aggregate Memory Bandwidth (x16 12.5 Gbps)
  • 128 Gbps PCI-Express® x16 Gen3 connectivity (x16 8 GTps) with multi-channel DMA engine

Guzik Fiber Optics to PCIe® bridge / FPGA Accelerator Card V2, enables evolving markets such as High-speed Data-acquisition, High Performance Computing and Networking to take advantage of the latest Optics and Hybrid Memory Cube technology. The card provides 12 bi-directional optical links with total user data bandwidth greater than 20 GBps (160 Gbps) through the Samtec FireFly™ protocol-agnostic embedded optical engines. Powered by two Altera Arria 10 FPGAs (1150 GX) and backed by 2 GB Hybrid Memory Cube, it can be used as a development platform for general purpose applications requiring high speed FPGA to FPGA interconnects, processing, fast memory and x16 Gen3 PCIe® connectivity. The card is one PC slot wide and provides robust cooling, ideal for system integration.

Guzik Fiber Optics to PCIe® bridge / FPGA Accelerator Card V2 ships with tailored Intel/Altera’s best-in-class suite of IP cores, which deliver the highest performance, lowest latency, and smallest resource utilization in the FPGA industry. The best-in-class IP portfolio includes Ethernet, Interlaken, PCI Express, and Hybrid Memory Cube Controller IP Core (HMCC).

Leveraging Altera’s Stratix 10 or Arria® 10 devices, Hybrid Memory Cube delivers significant advantages over solutions using conventional DRAM technology which makes it an ideal solution for next generation high performance computing, military, and wireline communication applications.

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Form Factor: PCI-Express standard 1U GPU size



Temperature Range: 0° to 50°C (32° to 122°F)

Relative Humidity: 10 to 90% non-condensing


*Designed to meet UL 60950, FCC Class B, CE safety and emissions