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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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could i use Cyclone IV to implement PCIe controller

just as the titles ,can you tell me ?Must i buy a higher class FPGA such as stratix?

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Altera_Forum
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Do you want to implement a PCIe Master or Slave? 

Every Cyclone IV GX has implemented a Hard-IP PCIe core to work as a slave. You just have to instanciate it in your design to use it. 

The Cyclone IV E FPGAs doesn't have high-speed transceivers and also no PCIe implementation because PCIe can only work with the Transceivers.
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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As long as it has the serdies outputs, you should be able to. 

 

Or you could get one of the Cyclone V that have a pcie hardcore.. 

 

Pete
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Thanks , Steffen.  

Unluckily ,My FPGA is Cyclone IV E.so i can't implement PCIe .and I will upgrade my FPGA .
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