Specifications

NVIDIA BlueField-3 DPU Controller User Manual
Warning

The DPU's maximum power consumption does not exceed 150W and is split between the two power sources as follows:

  • Up to 66W from the PCIe golden fingers (12V)

  • The rest of the consumed power is drawn from the external PCIe power supply connector

BlueField-3 IC

BlueField-3 E-Series - 16 Arm-Cores - 505 MHz/2000MHz

Crypto Enabled with integrated BMC

Physical

Single-Slot FHHL Card Dimensions: 111.15mm x 167.65mm

Tall Bracket Dimensions: 121.0mm x 21.6mm

900-9D3C6-00CV-DA0 Only: Heatsink Dimensions (Length, Width, Height): 139.6mm x 92.7mm x 10.2mm

Interfaces

See Supported Interfaces

PCI Express Interface

Gen 5.0 SERDES @ 32.0GT/s, 16 lanes (4.0, 3.0, 2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Optional: Additional PCIe x16 Gen 5.0 @ SERDES 32GT/s through the PCIe auxiliary passive card and Cabline SA-II Plus harnesses

On-Board Memory

  • Dual-channel with 20 DDR5 + ECC (128bit + 16bit ECC) for a total of 48GB @ 5200MT/s

  • 40GB pSLC eMMC memory + 128GB SSD

Networking Connector

Dual-port QSFP112 (copper and optical)

Data Rate

InfiniBand

NDR200/HDR/HDR100/EDR/FDR/SDR

Ethernet (Default Speed)

200/100/50/25/10 Gb/s

Protocol Support

InfiniBand: IBTA v1.5a

Auto-Negotiation: NDR200 ( 2 lanes x 100Gb/s per lane ) port, HDR (50Gb/s per lane) port, HDR100 (2 lane x 50Gb/s per lane), EDR (25Gb/s per lane) port, FDR (14.0625Gb/s per lane), 1X/2X/4X SDR (2.5Gb/s per lane).

Ethernet: 200GAUI-4 C2M, 200GAUI-2 C2M, 200GBASE-CR4, 100GAUI-2 C2M, 100GBASE-CR4, 100GBASE-CR2, 100GBASE-CR1, 50GAUI-2 C2M, 50GAUI-1 C2M, 50GBASE-CR, 50GBASE-R2 , 40GBASE-CR4, 40GBASE-R2, 25GBASE-R, 10GBASE-R, 10GBASE-CX4, 1000BASE-CX, CAUI-4 C2M, 25GAUI C2M, XLAUI C2M , XLPPI, SFI

Electrical and Thermal Specifications

Voltage: 12V

Electrical and thermal specifications are provided in " NVIDIA BlueField-3 DPUs and SuperNICs Electrical and Thermal Specifications " document. You can access the document either by logging into NVOnline or by contacting your NVIDIA representative.

Environmental

Temperature

Operational

0°C to 55°C

Non-operational

-40°C to 70°Ca

Humidity

Operational

10% to 85% relative humidity

Non-operational

10% to 90% relative humidity

Altitude (Operational)

3050m

Regulatory

Safety

CB / cTUVus / CE

EMC

CE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM

RoHS

RoHS compliant

a. The non-operational storage temperature specifications apply to the product without its package.

DPU Controller Mechanical Drawing and Dimensions

Note

All dimensions are in millimeters. The PCB mechanical tolerance is +/- 0.13mm.

The diagrams may differ for different cards and are provided here for illustration purposes only.

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Tall Bracket Mechanical Drawing and Dimensions

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