Aldec’s HES UltraScale+ Reconfigurable Accelerator and Northwest Logic’s PCI Express Cores Provide Proven PCI Express SolutionDate: Apr 11, 2018 Type: ReleaseHenderson, NV. – April 11th, 2018 – Aldec, Inc., a pioneer in mixed-HDL language simulation and hardware-assisted verification for ASIC and FPGA designs, has used Aldec’s HES-XCVU9P-QDR UltraScale+ board with Northwest Logic’s Expresso 3.0 core for PCI Express® and AXI DMA Back-End Core to demonstrate a proven PCI Express solution which provides over 6 GB/s PCI Express throughput. “Several of our customers developing High-Performance Computing (HPC) applications such as those for High Frequency Trading (HFT) and Genome Alignment require easy to use PCIe core with a high throughput”, said Louie De Luna, Director of Marketing. “Northwest Logic’s Expresso 3.0 solution with high-performance scatter-gather DMA support is ideal for the various Endpoint, Root Port, Dual Mode and Switch use cases of our customers.” “Aldec’s HES-HFT reconfigurable accelerator platform enables designers to effectively validate large complex designs.” said Northwest Logic’s president, Brian Daellenbach. “We are happy to collaborate with Aldec in providing our IP to offer a pre-validated PCI Express solution to their customers.” Aldec’s HES-XCVU9P-QDR board contains a Xilinx® Virtex™ UltraScale+ XCVU9P FPGA. The re-configurable FPGA combined with QDR-II+ or DDR4 memory modules provide high throughput for algorithm acceleration and data processing using the PCIe interface protocol. The PCIe x16 half-length low-profile board is 1U compatible and easily fits into enterprise rack systems for maximum performance density. Northwest Logic provides a complete PCI Express Solution. This solution includes Northwest Logic’s high-performance, easy-to-use, silicon-proven Expresso 4.0/3.0/2.1/1.1 Cores for PCI Express, DMA Cores which provide high-performance scatter-gather DMA engines, Drivers (Linux & Windows) and Application software. Aldec’s HES-XCVU9P-QDR is now ready for shipment. Download Tech specs here. About Aldec Aldec Inc., headquartered in Henderson, Nevada, is an industry leader in Electronic Design Verification and offers a patented technology suite including: RTL Design, RTL Simulators, SoC and ASIC Emulation/Prototyping, Design Rule Checking, CDC/RDC Verification, IP Cores, Requirements Lifecycle Management, DO-254 Functional Verification, Embedded Solution, High-Performance Computing and Military/Aerospace solutions. www.aldec.com About Northwest Logic Northwest Logic, founded in 1995 and located in Beaverton, Oregon, provides high-performance, silicon-proven, easy-to-use IP cores including high-performance PCI Express solution (PCI Express 4.0, 3.0, 2.1 and 1.1 cores and drivers), Memory Interface Solution (HBM2, DDR4/3, LPDDR4), and MIPI Solution (CSI-2, DSI-2, DSI). These solutions support a full range of platforms including ASICs, Structured ASICs and FPGAs. For additional information, visit www.nwlogic.com.