Prodesign FALCON Agilex 7 M

prodesign FALCON Agilex® 7 M Acceleration Card

The FALCON Agilex 7 M acceleration card offers Altera® Agilex® 7 FPGA technology with high throughput HBM2e memory integration. The board is based on PCIe Gen5 x16 and offers three 400GE QSFP-DD front ports supporting 6x 200Gbit/s or 3x 400Gbit/s. Further, it offers four programmable SODIMM sockets and three high-speed NovaRay® connectors for connecting multiple memory modules or peripherals.

Supporting HDL, oneAPI, CXL flows.


  • Altera® Agilex® 7 M-Series FPGA incl. HBM2e

  • PCIe Gen5 x16 with CXL™

  • 4x SODIMM sockets with programmable I/Os for standard DDR5 modules and custom memory modules or daughter cards

  • 3x High-speed Samtec NovaRay® connectors for board-to-board and high throughput peripheral interfaces

  • 3x 400 GbE QSFP-DD network connectors


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Altera® Agilex® M-Series:

  • Same board – 40 different FPGA assembly options to match your requirements exactly:
    • 32/ 16 GB HBM2e and 3.2 M/ 3.9 M Les
    • Transceiver speed grades -1 or -2/ Core speed grades -1, -2, or -3 and HPS enabled/ disabled
  • FPGA configuration via
    • PCIe CvP and AS x4 active configuration via 2 Gbit QSPI flash
    • AVSTx8 via BMC and JTAG (built-in USB-Blaster II IP)
FPGA Logic Elements
  • AGMx032: 3,245,000
  • AGMx039: 3,851,520
  • AGMx032: 9,375
  • AGMx039: 12,300
Extension Interfaces

3x Samtec NovaRay® connectors

  • Up to 8x 32 Gbit/s each
  • 8 GPIOs each
  • For extension boards or board-to-board connections

4x SODIMM sockets

  • Up to 5600 MT/s (64b/ 80b) and 32 GB DDR5 per SODIMM
  • Custom memory modules
  • Custom daughter cards with programmable I/Os and voltage levels
Network Interfaces

3x QSFP-DD connectors

  • 6x QSFP56 (200 Gbit/s each)
  • User programmable low jitter clocking supporting 10/25/40/100/200/400 GbE
  • Each QSFP-DD can be independently clocked
  • Backwards compatible with QSFP+/ QSFP28

Optional clock daughter board for network synchronization:

  • Stratum 3E OCXO for IEEE 1588 PTP applications
  • Differential/ Single-ended clock inputs
  • External clock inputs via SMA connectors and jitter cleaner
PCIe Interface

PCIe Gen5 x16 interface direct to FPGA

Compute Express Link™ (CXL™)

USB Interface

2x USB Type-C connectors at front I/O bracket rotatable to the outside or inside of the server:

  • Dedicated HPS USB 2.0 Interface
  • USB 2.0 access to BMC, AGM via USB-UART
  • Built-in USB Blaster II in BMC
Hard Processing System (HPS)
  • Quad-core 64 bit Arm® Cortex-A53 with up to 1.41 GHz
  • Cache coherency unit
  • Fully operational independently from FPGA’s programmable logic
  • SPI interface to BMC
  • Two dedicated USB 2.0 Type-C connectors
  • Dedicated 1 GbE RJ45 interface
  • Dedicated SD-card interface for easy OS maintenance
  • Shared SODIMM socket (1 of the 4 is dedicated to the HPS, but can be used otherwise, if the HPS is unused)
Board Management Controller (BMC)
  • Power sequencing
  • Voltage, current, temperature monitoring
  • Clock programming
  • 1x 12VHPWR 12-pin and PCIe slot 12V (supporting up to 675 W)
  • 250 W typical max power consumption (depends on application
Software/ IP
  • prodesign SDK including BIST, example designs, BMC firmware, HPS OS
  • HDL
  • CXL
  • oneAPI
Operating Temperature

Environmental temperature

Board Cooling
  • Passive
  • Active air
  • Liquid
Board Form Factor

275 mm x 111.28 mm (Full height)

Available in dual (default) and single slot (2 instead of 4 SODIMMs)

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