Nios® V Processors

Nios® V processor is the next generation of soft processor for Intel® FPGAs based on the open-source RISC-V Instruction Set Architecture. This processor is available in the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition Software starting with version 21.3.

Read the Nios® V Processor Reference Manual

Processor Performance Benchmarks

Devices Nios® V/m
Microcontroller

Intel® Agilex™ FPGA

DMIPS at MHz (Dhrystones 2.1 benchmark)

262 at 566 MHz

Intel® Stratix® 10 GX FPGA

DMIPS at MHz (Dhrystones 2.1 benchmark)

167 at 360 MHz

Intel® Arria® 10 SX SoC FPGA

DMIPS at MHz (Dhrystones 2.1 benchmark)

141 at 305 MHz

Intel® Cyclone® 10 GX FPGA

DMIPS at MHz (Dhrystones 2.1 benchmark)

125 at 270 MHz

Development Environment

Start your software development using open-source ecosystem starting with Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition Software v21.3.

Unified debugger coming in 2022.

  1. You can get the Nios® V processor IP license from the Self Service Licensing Center at no cost.
  2. Download the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition Software v21.3 and get started today. Download now.

Ecosystem

  • Get your designs to market faster with the growing ecosystem for Nios® V processor that is based on the open-source industry standard RISC-V ISA.
  • The Intel Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) and Micrium* MicroC/OS-II are supported on the Nios® V/m processor and included in the Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition Software.
  • There will be additional Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS) supported on the upcoming processors in the Nios® V processor family. Stay tuned for updates.

Product and Performance Information

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