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Arria 10 transceiver lane/channel usage with HMC controller

aman26kbm
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I am looking into Arria 10 FPGAs and the HMC soft controller.

 

I am refering to these documents:

Intel® Arria® 10 Transceiver PHY User Guide (d2pgu9s4sfmw1s.cloudfront.net)

Hybrid Memory Cube Controller IP Core User Guide (mouser.com)

 

It seems like for a full-width HMC controller (i.e. a 512-bit user interface), 16 lanes (or channels) are required. But the full-width controller also supports multiple ports (up to 4).  

 

If we use 4 ports with a full-width HMC, that means we can get 4*512 bits = 2048 bits per clock at the user interface, right?

 

If we use 4 ports with a full-width HMC controller, does that mean 16*4 = 64 lanes will be required? Or does it still only need 16 lanes, irrespective of the number of ports?

 

I know HMC is not used any more, but I am mostly just looking into the DRAM bandwidth (at the user interface) that is possible on such devices.

 

Thanks in advance for any guidance.

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