10G Ultra Low Latency Ethernet FPGA IP Core Solution


The 10Gbps Ultra Low Latency Ethernet FPGA IP core solution offers a fully integrated IEEE 802.3-2015 compliant package for NIC (Network Interface Card) and Ethernet switching applications. This ultra-low latency solution is specifically targeted for demanding financial, high frequency trading and HPC applications. A fully-integrated version where the ultra-low latency 10G FPGA IP core solution is targeted for Solarflare® SFA7942Q ApplicationOnload™ Engine (AOE) is also available.


  • Round Trip Latency of 52.7ns + Device Specific Transceiver Latency
  • Ultra low latency MAC; Tx = 12.4ns , Rx = 15.5ns; (32-bit user interface mode with FCS Generation and checking)
  • Ultra low latency 10GBase-R PCS; Tx = 12.4ns, Rx = 12.4ns;
  • Technology dependent transceiver wrapper (includes clock PLLs) for Altera and/or Xilinx FPGAs
  • Statistics counter block (for RMON and MIB)
  • MDIO and I2C cores for optical module status and control


  • Encrypted MAC and PCS RTL for simulation and synthesis
  • Encrypted L2 packet generator and checker RTL for simulation and synthesis
  • Source code RTL (Verilog) for top level Ethernet wrappers to allow for user specific customizations.
  • Technology specific transceiver wrappers for the selected device family
  • Source code RTL (Verilog) for AXI4 Lite and Avalon-MM arbiters and address decoders
  • Constraint files and synthesis scripts for design compilation
  • Linux based APIs/tools to access core configuration and statistics registers
  • Design guide(s) and user manual(s)

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