FPGA RTL Designers

Start Coding, Floor Planning, and Estimating Power with Stratix IV Devices Today!

The Quartus® Prime software delivers the highest performance, highest logic utilization, and fastest compile times for high-end FPGA designs.

System Board Designers

Get Started with Stratix IV Development Kits

Altera provides several development kits that feature Stratix IV FPGAs. These kits provide a complete design environment that includes all the hardware and software that you need to develop full FPGA designs and test them within a system environment.

More Design Resources

View the webcasts to learn more about the Stratix® series of high-end FPGAs.

  • Stratix IV FPGA Signal and Power Integrity: Stratix IV FPGAs and their high-speed transceivers provide the highest bandwidth and superior signal integrity. Learn about advanced architecture implementations for robust signal integrity and noise suppression.

Online training is available to provide insight about how to get the most from the features and benefits offered by Stratix IV FPGAs and Quartus Prime software. Learn how to implement the industry's three dominant high-speed serial protocols:

Download Stratix IV device documentation and utilities, including the following:

The Quartus Prime software delivers the highest performance, highest logic utilization, and fastest compile times for high-end FPGA designs.

Check out the What's New in Quartus Prime Software web page for the latest features and the new device families supported in the Quartus Prime software. For details on Quartus Prime development tools, and to obtain a copy of the latest version of the software, visit the Quartus Prime software web pages.

Altera and members of its intellectual property (IP) partnership program also provide IP cores and reference designs that you can use to accelerate designs for Stratix IV FPGAs. You can download the cores and use them in software and hardware prior to purchase, allowing you to evaluate features and performance. To find out more about these IP cores, visit the IP web pages.

Design Utility Description
General Resources
Device Family Overview Find the right Stratix IV FPGA to meet your design requirements.
Stratix IV FPGA Applications Learn about the end markets and applications for which Stratix IV FPGAs are optimized.
High-Speed Serial I/O Solutions Center Find everything needed for implementing high-speed serial interfaces with Altera® Stratix IV GX FPGAs, including technical documentation, protocols and IP, signal integrity details, and simulation models.
Signal Integrity Center Access Stratix IV GX FPGA signal integrity design resources to help you develop, lay out, and verify your high-speed design.
Literature Center See all Stratix IV FPGA-related literature.
Software Resources
Quartus Prime Software
Learn how the Quartus Prime software supports designing with Stratix IV FPGAs.
IP and Reference Designs Select off-the-shelf IP core functions from Altera and Altera's partners. IP cores are optimized for Altera devices, reducing design and test time, and can be evaluated in hardware and simulation prior to licensing.