Although Ethernet is known as a networking and system-to-system protocol, it has been adapted to other applications, including the backplane. Ethernet is a popular protocol choice in adaptive SoCs and FPGAs because of its flexibility, reliability, and performance.

Why use AMD Adaptive Computing Solutions for Ethernet?

Whether you are designing low-cost 10/100/1000 Mb/s Ethernet applications with cost-optimized devices or 800G Ethernet applications with Versal™ adaptive SoCs, AMD has an Ethernet solution for you.

Versal adaptive SoCs incorporate an integrated dynamically switchable 10G, 25G, 40G, 50G, and 100G Multirate Ethernet Subsystem (MRMAC) and a 100G, 200G, and 400G channelized Multirate Ethernet Subsystem (DCMAC). These two IP blocks also support IEEE and consortium FECs for PAM-4 and NRZ applications as well 1588 hardware timestamping. In addition, these blocks allow for configurations such as FEC only, PCS only, and MAC only modes. Because the hard IP blocks are so flexible, our 800G Ethernet solution leverages two DCMACs, enabling significant LUT savings and lower power compared to pure soft solutions.

Benefits of Versal Devices Integrated 100G and 600G Multirate Ethernet MAC Subsystems*

  • Reduced design and verification time 
  • Low power
  • 100G Multirate Ethernet MAC Subsystem saves equivalent logic density of a Virtex™ UltraScale+™ VU3P device
  • 600G Multirate Ethernet MAC Subsystem saves equivalent logic density of a Virtex UltraScale+ VU9P device
  • Included with the Vivado Design Suite at no additional charge

*Compared to pure soft solutions

AMD Ethernet Solutions