Product overview

PCIe 3.0 x8 Xilinx UltraScale Board featuring HPC FMC and DDR3 SODIMM connector.

Benefits & features

  • Ease of use for designers who need to prototype a design including PCIe controller
  • Designed for both prototyping and deployment
  • PCIe 3.0 x8 supports x2, x1 lanes and is backward compatible to PCIe 2.0 and PCIe 1.1
  • PCIe 4.0 ready
  • Great Flexibility in term of features


Tech spec

Form Factor

  • Standard Profile Board

FPGA processing

  • Kintex UltraScaleXCKU040-2FFVA1156 (20 Transceivers)


  • PCI Express powered (12V); no external power source required in PCIe configuration
  • Can be used in stand alone mode (jack 12V)

Host interface

  • PCIe 3.0 x8 supports x4, x2, x1 lanes and backward compatible to PCIe 2.0 and PCIe 1.1
  • PCIe 4.0 ready


  • Active fansink provided

On-Board Memory

  • DDR3 SDRAM SODIMM supports up to 8GB @ 1866 Mbps FPGA max clock rate
  • DDR3 SDRAM on board: 1 bank of DDR3 SDRAM, 4GB (32-bit wide), 1866 MHz

VITA57.1 HPC FMC interface

  • 10 GX Transceivers (Rx/Tx) from the FPGA
  • 1 Transceiver clock input (LVDS)
  • 80 LVDS pairs (available as 160 LVCMOS single ended signals)
  • 4 LVDS clock signals
  • JTAG configuration signals
  • +12V/+3.3V/VFMC (1.8V/2.5V) power supplies
  • meet VITA57.1 specification
  • Board-to-board interface

Quality and compliance

  • ISO9001 Production facility

General purpose I/Os:

  • 2 tricolor dual LEDs (on bracket)
  • 4 user switches
  • 1 reset push button
  • I2C PLL

FPGA Configuration

  • Via USB cable
  • Via Flashprom in BPI Mode


  • XpressKUS board 3 months License
  • QuickPCIe Expert IPI reference design
  • QuickFlash executable allowing
  • FPGA Flash programming through PCIe

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