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XpressLite2 for Xilinx Virtex5

IP Vendor: 
IP Target Vendor: 
IP Type: 
IP Category: 
Bus Interface and IO
IP Supported FPGA Device: 
Virtex-5 FXT
IP Description: 

Our XpressLite2 endpoint IP and its acclaimed EZDMA user interface will integrate rapidly and seamlessly into your design.

IP Features and Deliverables

  • PCI Express® IP core in synthesizable Verilog and VHDL RTL encrypted or clear source code
    • Compliant with the PCI Express® Base Specification, revision 2.0.1
      • Backwards compatible to the PCI Express® Base Specification, revision 1.1
    • Supports Native and Legacy Endpoint
      • x1, x4, x8
      • 1 Virtual Channel (VC)
    • Includes Physical, Data Link, Transaction, and EZ Application layers
      • Optimized for high throughput and minimal latency
    • PIPE interface to PHY
      • 16-bit/125Mhz (x1, x4)
      • 8-bit/250Mhz (x8)
    • Maximum payload size up to 2KB
    • Number of outstanding read requests: up to 16
    • Up to 6 BARs plus expansion ROM
    • Full Power Management
    • DMA-based user's interface (EZDMA)
      • Up to 8 DMA channels
      • Scatter-Gather support with host based descriptors
      • Integrated DMA arbitration optimized for maximum throughput
  • PCI Express® 2.0 Tesbench simulation libraries
    • For Cadence NC-Sim, Mentor Modelsim, Synopsys VCS
  • PCI Express® IP core simulation models
    • For Cadence NC-Sim, Mentor Modelsim, Synopsys VCS
  • PIPE wrappers and Physical Coding Sub-layers (PCS)
    • For the supported Xilinx FPGA families with embedded PCI Express® 2.0 PHY/SerDes
  • Configuration assistant GUI (Wizard)
    • Multi-platform JAVA based
  • Endpoint reference design
    • Synthesizable Verilog and VHDL RTL source code
    • Simulation environments and scripts
    • FPGA synthesis/PAR environments and scripts
  • Software Design Environment
    • 32-bit/64-bit Linux, 32-bit Windows XP PCI Express® device driver binary
      • Source code option available
    • C source code API
    • PCI Express® GUI tools and source code (C++, Java)
  • Complete documentation



The XpressLite2 IP Core is compliant with revision 2.0.1
The IP supports x1, x4 and x8 lanes.
The Maximum payload size up to 2KB

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