High-Performance Gigabit Ethernet MAC

Block Diagram

Solution Type: IP Core

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

Evaluation Method: OpenCore, OpenCore Plus

Technology: Interface Protocols: Ethernet

Arria Series: Arria 10, Arria V, Arria 10 SoC, Arria V SoC

Cyclone Series: Cyclone IV, Cyclone V, Cyclone V SoC

MAX Series: MAX 10

Stratix Series: Stratix IV, Stratix V

Overview

Easily integrated into Nios II systems using QSYS, Avalon-MM interface for Nios II processor Independent clock domains for Nios II and GMAC II, Royalty free, Verified on Nios II development board, Evaluation version available, Reference software included

Features

    Device Utilization and Performance

    about 3000 LE and minimum 8 M9K for Cyclone III and Cyclone IV about 1500 ALM and minimum 8 M10K for Stratix and Cyclone V

    Getting Started

    Contact IFI for more information

    IP Quality Metrics

    Basic
    Year IP was first released2005
    Latest version of Quartus supported15.1
    Altera Customer Use
    IP has been successfully implemented in production with at least one customerY
    Deliverables

    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
    Y
    Parameterization GUI allowing end user to configure IPY
    IP core is enabled for OpenCore Plus SupportY
    Source language
    VHDL
    Testbench languageVHDL
    Software drivers providedY
    Driver OS supportNIOS baremetal
    Implementation
    User InterfaceAvalon-MM
    IP-XACT Metadata includedN
    Verification
    Simulators supportedModelsim Altera Edition
    Hardware validated Y. Altera Board Name Cyclone III FPGA Development Kit
    Industry standard compliance testing performed
    N
    If No, is it planned?N
    Interoperability
    IP has undergone interoperability testing
    Y
    Interoperability reports available  N

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