Using these design utilities makes designing with Stratix® II GX devices easy. Table 1 shows Stratix II GX design utilities and their descriptions.
Table 1. Stratix II GX Design Utilities
|High-Speed Board Design Advisor||
Use this set of technical briefs and guidelines, best design practices, and tools to get your high-speed board design right the first time.
|Power Distribution Network Design Tool||
Power distribution network (PDN) design tool is a graphical tool used with Stratix® II GX FPGAs to optimize the board-level PDN.
|Stratix II GX Early SSN Estimator||Evaluate the simultaneous switching noise in your design with the Early SSN Estimator spreadsheet.|
|Device Family Overview||Find the right Stratix II GX device for your design.|
|SerialLite II||Use this lightweight serial protocol with the Stratix II GX transceiver.|
|High-Speed Serial I/O Technology Center||Our serial transceiver solutions support a number of different protocols and applications. This section describes the complete protocol solutions provided by Stratix GX and Stratix II GX FPGAs, including intellectual property (IP) and documentation.|
|Stratix II GX Eye Diagram Viewer||Online characterization tool. Review the Stratix II GX transceiver eye diagram and the positive effects of using pre-emphasis, equalization, and VOD in a typical system.|
|Serial Configuration Devices||Learn about our low-cost serial configuration devices, the lowest-cost configuration devices in the industry. Specifically engineered for maximum efficiency, our serial configuration devices deliver an advanced feature set while minimizing costs.|
|Software Support||Read about Quartus® II design software, which provides the highest available performance for high-density FPGA designs.|
|SOPC Builder||Read about SOPC Builder in Quartus II software, a system development tool that makes integrating IP cores at the system level easier than ever before.|
|DSP Builder||Design with DSP Builder for Intel FPGAs, a digital signal processing (DSP) development tool that interfaces The MathWorks' industry-leading Simulink system-level DSP tool with the industry-leading Quartus II development software.|
|Memory Solution Center||Learn about embedded memory in our devices as well as external memory interfaces. We offer programmable logic solutions with the latest memory technologies, abundant on-chip memory resources, and off-chip data storage, with support for external memory interfaces at up to 300 MHz to meet your high-speed system requirements.|
|Signal Integrity Center||Understand signal integrity and learn how our devices can help overcome issues associated with high-speed I/O capability.|
|Board Design Guidelines Solution Center||Find out about guidelines for board design and manufacturing as well as board design resources.|
|Stratix II GX Device Family Questions and Answers||Get answers to common questions about Stratix II GX devices.|
|BSDL Files||Boundary scan description language (BSDL) files for Stratix II GX devices are available now.|
|Pin-Out Files||Stratix II GX pin-out files listing device pin-out descriptions are available now.|
|PowerPlay Early Power Estimator||Calculate the estimated power consumption for Stratix II GX device logic based on typical conditions.|
|IBIS Models||IBIS models for standard I/O modeling with Stratix II GX devices are available now.|
|HSPICE Models||HSPICE models for transceiver I/Os will be available soon. Please contact your local sales representative for further information.|