DSP Builder for Intel® FPGAs
DSP Builder for Intel® FPGAs enables the implementation of DSP designs with high performance and productivity benefits. Here are some highlighted features:
- Import RTL into your MathWorks* MATLAB/Simulink environment for co-simulation and code generation.
- Go from high-level schematic to low-level optimized VHDL targeted for Intel® FPGAs.
- Perform high-performance fixed- and floating-point digital signal processing (DSP) with vector processing, such as complex IEEE 754 single-precision floating point.
- Perform push-button design migration to Intel's hard floating-point DSP block in Intel® Arria® 10 and Intel® Stratix® 10 devices.
- Build custom arithmetic logic unit (ALU) processor architectures from a flat data-rate design with ALU folding.
- Perform high-level synthesis optimizations, auto-pipeline insertion and balancing, and targeted hardware mapping.
- Build custom fast Fourier transform (FFT) algorithms using a flexible ‘white-box’ fast Fourier transform (FFT) toolkit with an open hierarchy of libraries and blocks.
- Use a designer-specified system clock constraint to automatically pipeline, time-division multiplex/fold, and close timing.
- Access advanced math.h functions and multichannel data.
- Generate resource utilization tables for all designs without a Intel® Quartus® Prime Software compile.
- Automatically generate projects or scripts for the Intel® Quartus® Prime Software, Timing Analyzer, Platform Designer (formerly Qsys), and ModelSim*-Intel® FPGA Edition.
- DFT (Discrete Fourier Transform) block with example to demonstrate use in 5G wireless.
- Read Access (RA) controls for memory blocks shut off clock to memory to reduce power consumption. FFT IPs automatically use the RA feature where appropriate.
- Reduced overhead for back-to-back DSP Builder FFTs.
- DSP Builder Pro edition support for Intel® Cyclone® V (compile generated RTL with Quartus Prime Standard).
- Install DSP Builder stand-alone to create and simulate DSP Builder models and generate RTL (Quartus-related features not available). Later connect Quartus to DSP Builder by setting environment variable.
- Supported with the Intel® Quartus® Prime Design Software Pro/Standard Edition software.
- Download Pro Edition to target the latest Intel® Stratix® 10, Intel® Arria® 10, and Intel® Cyclone® 10 GX devices.
- Download Standard Edition to target Intel® Arria® 10, Stratix® V, Cyclone® V, Intel® Cyclone® 10 LP, and Intel® MAX® 10 devices.
- Additional DSP Builder and MATLAB licenses are required. Purchase DSP Builder license here. Purchase MATLAB license here.
- Required order of installation is
- Intel® Quartus® Prime
- DSP Builder for Intel® FPGAs
- DSP Builder version history and software requirements.
- Learn how to add your DSP Builder license to your MATLAB installation.
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