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Microchip PolarFire SoC

PolarFire - Lowest power, multi-core RISC-V SoC FPGA with an unparalleled combination of low power consumption, thermal efficiency and defense grade security for smart, connected systems

Microchip PolarFire SoC - front and back side

The PolarFire SOC is the first system on chip (SoC) field-programmable gate array (FPGA) with a deterministic, coherent RISC-V CPU cluster and a deterministic L2 memory subsystem enabling Linux and real-time applications.

Built on the award-winning, mid-range, low power PolarFire FPGA Architecture, PolarFire SoC devices deliver up to 50% lower power than alternative FPGA solutions, span from 25k to 460k logic elements (LEs) and feature 12.7G transceivers.

Offering NO compromise between low power and superior performance, the PolarFire SoC benefits are demonstrated by EEMBC CoreMark®-Pro published benchmarks.

Addressing Key Market Opportunities, PolarFire SoC is ideally suited for secure, power-efficient compute in a wide range of applications within Imaging, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning (AI/ML), Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Automation, Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, Wireline Access Networks & Cellular Infrastructure.

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Block diagram

Microchip PolarFire SoC block diagram


PolarFire SoC Icicle kit

The PolarFire SoC Icicle kit is a low-cost development platform that enables evaluation of the Linux capable RISC-V multiprocessor subsystem, real-time execution, low-power capabilities and the rich set of peripherals of the PolarFire SoC FPGA. 

The Icicle kit features onboard memories (LPDDR4, SPI, and eMMC flash) to run Linux off-the-shelf; a multi-rail power sensor to monitor various power domains; PCIe root port, Raspberry pi, and mikroBUS expansion ports and a host of wired connectivity options for quick prototyping and fast time to market.

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Icicle Kit - Microchip's evaluation kit for PolarFire SoC

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