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Quartus II Software Arria 10 Edition v14.0 Now Available!


Altera’s latest design software release, Quartus® II Software Arria® 10 Edition v14.0 delivers the industry’s most advanced design environment to enable you to start your 20 nm Arria 10 FPGA and SoC designs today. Using this comprehensive design suite, you can experience an average of 2.5X faster compile times than the competition and up to a one speed grade advantage in design performance. Quartus II Software Arria 10 Edition v14.0 is the only comprehensive design-ready software available for 20 nm today.

With Quartus II Software Arria 10 Edition v14.0, you can finalize your board layout with final pin-outs and close timing with updated timing models. Board designers can now use final pin-outs for engineering sample devices and early power estimator models for system prototyping. Download Quartus II Software Arria 10 Edition v14.0 to start your designs now!

IP Core Support

Quartus II Software Arria 10 Edition v14.0 provides a full complement of 20 nm-optimized intellectual property (IP) cores to speed up your design cycle times. Altera’s best-in-class IP cores optimized for Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs include 100G Ethernet, 300G Interlaken / Interlaken Look-Aside, and PCI Express® Gen3 IP cores. When implemented in Altera's Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs, these best-in-class IP cores deliver the highest performance in the FPGA industry. For more information, visit the What’s New for IP in Quartus II Software Arria 10 Edition v14.0 web page.

SoC Support

Quartus II Software Arria 10 Edition v14.0 features an all new hard processor system (HPS) Qsys MegaWizard that allows designers to configure the processor and peripherals in the Arria 10 SoC HPS. Board designers can begin prototyping PCB designs for Arria 10 SoCs with final pin tables and leverage the full pin compatibility between Arria 10 FPGA and SoC devices. Software applications developers can take advantage of the code compatibility between 28 nm Cyclone V and Arria V SoCs and 20 nm Arria 10 SoCs. They can reuse the extensive application code, tools, operating system support, and development kits available for 28 nm SoCs for rapid software development and prototyping.

About Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs

Altera’s Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs deliver the highest performance at 20 nm, offering a one speed grade performance advantage over competing devices. Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs are up to 40 percent lower power than previous-generation FPGAs and SoCs, and offer the industry’s only hardened floating-point digital signal processing (DSP) blocks. To learn more, visit the Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs web page.