Full Featured PCI Express 3.0 Solution PCI SIG Compliance Certified
Northwest Logic’s PCI Express 3.0 solution continues to be deployed in cutting edge ASIC designs. This high-performance, silicon-proven, easy-to-use solution has many advantages including:
- x16, x8, x4, x2, or x1 PCI Express Lane support
- 8, 5, 2.5 Gbit/s line rate support
- 1-8 Physical Function support
- SR-IOV support with up to 255 Virtual Functions
- Bifurcation support
- Multi-channel DMA support
- Linux and Windows DMA Driver support
This solution is fully available for standard cell ASICs, Structured ASICs and FPGAs. Please contact Northwest Logic for more information and to get started with your next PCI Express 3.0 design. Northwest Logic will also do a free design review of your design.
DMA Core Included in Virtex-7 Kits
Xilinx announced availability of its Virtex®-7 FPGA VC709 Connectivity Kit which includes Northwest Logic’s high-performance PCI Express AXI DMA Back-End Core. This kit provides an ideal platform for creating single-chip PCIe® Gen3, 40 Gbps Ethernet designs for applications such as security, network monitoring, and high frequency trading.
DDR4 Controller Core in Multiple ASICs
Northwest Logic’s DDR4 Controller Core is being used in multiple customer ASICs. Key advantages of this core include its high level of configurability, robust performance across a broad range of traffic scenarios, support of a variety of DDR PHYs, comprehensive multi-mode support and small size. In addition, Northwest Logic is now supporting use of the core in NV-DIMM applications with low cost FPGAs.
1933 Mbit/s RLDRAM 3 Controller Core
Northwest Logic’s RLDRAM 3 Controller Core now supports 1933 Mbit/s/pin data rates in Stratix V FPGAs. The core is delivered fully hardware-proven and immediately available for use in your designs. The combination of Northwest Logic’s RLDRAM 3 Controller Core and Altera’s UniPHY provides a complete RLDRAM 3 solution.
Complete CSI-2 & DSI Solutions
The complete CSI-2 and DSI solution from Northwest Logic and Mixel is being used by a broad range of customers. This solution is delivered as a fully integrated and verified Controller + PHY solution. Key advantages of this solution include comprehensive CSI-2 and DSI Tx and Rx support, broad process support, easy-to-use interface options, flexible test support and small size.
Customer Testimonial – Tilera
Tilera® Corporation, the global leader in manycore processors, announced support of Northwest Logic. As a long-standing customer, Tilera has incorporated the Northwest Logic’s memory interface solution across four processor generations including the TILE-Gx™ SoC processor family featuring the TILE-Gx9™, TILE-Gx16™, TILE-Gx36™, and TILE-Gx72™ processors. The TILE-Gx family, which is shipping in volume, also supports a scalable set of intelligent application adapters based on its TILE-IQ™ technology. The Northwest Logic memory interface solutions integrated with TILE-Gx processors include the DDR2, DDR3, and DDR4 SDRAM controller cores. “Tilera has reaped the benefit of a strong, long-term partnership with Northwest Logic. Northwest Logic’s streamlined, efficient IP cores match well with our solution for handling manycore memory traffic,” said John F. Brown III, Tilera’s Vice President of IC Engineering. “Northwest Logic’s customer support for integration and feature development has been excellent. We have no hesitation in using their latest IP core technologies in our future designs.” For more information on Tilera, visit www.tilera.com.