Cur­rent and Re­cent FP­GA Sys­tems at PC²


System Name System Instal-
CPU FPGAs/Accelerators Toolflow Details / Comments


AMD Heterogeneous Accelerated Compute Cluster


2x AMD Milan 7V13

2x Xilinx Alveo U55C cards

2x Xilinx VCK5000 Versal development cards

4x AMD Instinct MI210 GPU cards

Xilinx Vitis

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Additional Documentation.

Noctua 2

Atos BullSequana XH2000 + FPGA Partition


2x AMD Milan 7713

48x Xilinx Alveo U280 FPGA

32x Intel Stratix 10 GX 2800

Xilinx Vitis,
Intel oneAPI, Intel OpenCL, all in multiple versions


System Name System Instal-
CPU FPGAs/Accelerators Toolflow Details / Comments
Noctua 1 Cray CS500 + FPGA Partition 2018 2x Intel Xeon Gold "Skylake" 6148 Intel Stratix 10 GX 2800 Intel OpenCL, multiple versions FPGAs moved to Noctua 2.
HARP Intel Xeon+FPGA cluster 2017 Xeon E5-v4

Intel BDW+FPGA hybrid CPU/FPGA Arria 10 GX1150

Intel OpenCL, HDL

10-node cluster with 1 BDW+FPGA processor per node

xcl XCL FPGA cluster 2017 Xeon E5-1630v4 Xilinx Virtex-7 VX690T + Xilinx Kintex Ultrascale KU115 Xilinx OpenCL 8-node cluster with 2 FPGA cards per node (AlphaData ADM-PCIE-7V3 and ADM-PCIE-8K5)
micron Micron/Pico Workstation 2016 Intel i7-5930K Xilinx Kintex-7 UltrascaleKU115 Xilinx OpenCL Pico AC-510 FPGA board with Hybrid-memory cube
power8 IBM S812L 2016 POWER8 10-cores Xilinx Virtex-7 VX690T HDL and Xilinx Vivado HLS AlphaData PCIe FPGA board (ADM-PCIE-7V3)
cc-4 Maxeler MPC-C 2012 Xeon X5660 4x Xilinx Virtex-6 SX475T MaxJ data flow language 4 PCIe boards, MaxRing interconnect
  gen. x86 server 2015 Xeon E5-1260v2 Xilinx Virtex-7 VX690T Xilinx OpenCL (SDAccel) AlphaData PCIe FPGA board (ADM-PCIE-7V3)
  gen. x86 server 2016 Xeon E5-1260v2 Intel/Altera Arria 10 GX1150 Intel/Altera OpenCL Nallatech 385A FPGA card
convey Convey HC-1 2010 Xeon 5138 4x Xilinx Virtex-5 LX 330 HDL and existing firmware CPU and FPGA connected via FSB, cache-coherent NUMA architecture