Arria 10 SoC Development Kit

Description of product


The Altera® Arria® 10 SoC Development Kit offers a quick and simple approach for developing custom ARM® processor-based SoC designs. Design productivity is one of the driving philosophies of the Arria 10 SoC architecture. The Arria 10 SoCs offers full software compatibility with previous generation SoCs, a broad ecosystem of ARM software and tools, and the enhanced FPGA and DSP hardware design flow.

With this kit, you can:

  • Evaluate Arria 10 SoC device features and performance
  • Begin development of your hardware and software design
  • Use as a platform for target reference designs, OS/BSP, and tools
  • Altera’s Arria 10 SoCs have been designed to meet the performance and power requirements for mid-range applications such as:

    • Wireless infrastructure equipment including remote radio unit and mobile backhaul*
    • Compute and storage equipment including flash cache, cloud computing, and acceleration*
    • Broadcast studio and distribution equipment including professional A/V and video conferencing*
    • Military guidance, control, and intelligence equipment*
    • Wireline 100G line cards, bridges and aggregation, 40G GPON*
    • Test and measurement equipment*
    • Diagnostic medical imaging equipment*
    • PCI Express® (PCIe®) Gen3 x8 lanes (endpoint or root port)*

    *Application-specific daughter cards, available separately, supporting a wide range of I/O and interface standards


    • Arria 10 10AS066N3F40E2SG1 SoC
    • Embedded USB-BlasterTM II for hard processor system (HPS) or FPGA programming
    • PCI Express® (PCIe®) Gen3 x8, Dual FPGA mezzanine card (FMC) expansion headers
    • Two 10/100/1000 SGMII Ethernet ports and one 10/100/1000 RGMII Ethernet port and two 10GbE small form factor pluggable (SFP) cages
    • 1 FMC loopback card
    • USB On-The-Go (USB OTG) port
    • 1GB DDR4 HPS HILO memory card
    • NAND, QSPI, and SD/MICRO boot flash cards
    • 1GB DDR4 HILO memory card
    • Display port and SDI port


    • Golden System Reference Design
    • Board Update Portal design
    • Board Test System (BTS) design
    • Arria 10 SoC Development Kit User Guide
    • Arria 10 SoC Development Kit Quick Start Guide
    • Arria 10 SoC Development Board Reference Manual
    • Development Kit design files(BOM, Schematics, Layout)
    • Design software3
    • Intel® SoC FPGA Embedded Design Suite (EDS), including ARM® Development Studio 5TM (DS-5TM) Altera Edition Toolkit
    • Quartus Prime software (required)
    • Nios® II processor (optional)
    • MegaCore® intellectual property (IP) library (optional)
    • Mentor Graphics® ModelSim®-Intel® FPGA software (optional)