Netcope FPGA Boards

Netcope FPGA Boards (NFB), FPGA-based programmable network interface cards, are unique examples of the symbiosis of state-of-the-art technologies fitting together in terms of achievable performance and throughput. Network link speed, performance of the onboard network controller, throughput of the PCI Express bus and performance of the host system are all factors that influence the whole solution and we paid maximum attention to making all links of this chain as strong as possible.

NFB-200G2QL Product Brief


High-performance hardware coprocessors

FPGA Boards

With our portfolio of FPGA-based NICs, we cover all the latest network technologies: 100G, 40G and 10G Ethernet. Moreover, a single NIC can support several of them without any change in hardware. This is one of the amazing advantages of using FPGA technology – you can transparently upgrade your solution according to your transition plan by simply loading different firmware into the onboard FPGA chip.

The FPGA cards are equipped with the latest PCI Express Gen 3 bus. The 100G variants have an x16 wide PCI Express interface and, in combination with support of the PCI Express bifurcation feature, they are able to achieve sustainable throughput of more than 100Gbps to host system. Learn more in the Xilinx blog.


Features & Components

  • PCI Express half-length & full-height form factor

  • PCI Express Gen 3 x16/x8 host interface

  • Multiple CFP4/QSFP28/CFP2/QSFP+ network interfaces

  • Support of 100G, 40G, and 10G Ethernet

  • PPS (pulse per second) input for precise hardware timestamping

  • Xilinx Virtex 7 Series FPGA chip

  • QDR/DDR memories


Network interfaces 2×QSFP28
Configuration of interfaces 2×100G / 4×50G\n/ 2×40G / 8×25G / 8×10G
Ethernet Standards 100GBASE-SR4 (hard IP core for FEC) / LR4
25G / 50GBASE-SR (soft IP cores for FEC)
PCI Express bus  Gen 3 x16 + x16 (128 + 128Gbps)
FPGA chip Xilinx Virtex UltraScale+
On-board memories  No QDR / 3×72Mb QDRIIIe SRAM / 3×288Mb QDRIIIe SRAM
Time synchronization pulse per second
PCI Express form factor Half length
Low profile

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