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Xilinx SDAccel DSA support
DSA implemented for Vivado 2017.4
The ADM-PCIE-KU3 board information is already available in Vivado. When creating a new project select the appropriate Alpha Data board from the list.
Xilinx Vivado Board Files
The board files for the ADM-PCIE-KU3 are available for Vivado 2018.1
The ADM-PCIE-KU3 has been certified as OpenPOWER Ready.
The ADM-PCIE-KU3 is CAPI 1.0 compliant and compatible with Power8 systems.
The CAPI suport files can be downloded from the CAPI Support Website.
The ADM-PCIE-KU3 is compatible with CAPI SNAP Framework.
Further details of the Framework can be found on the CAPI SNAP web pages.
Support and Development Kit
The contents of the SDK can be viewed in
Purchase of RD-KU3 shown here is required to download the SDK and drivers.
The ADM-PCIE-KU3 SDK can be downloaded from here:
The ADM-PCIE-KU3 uses the ADB3 Driver which can be downloaded from here:
Declaration of Conformity
FPGA Features (Hard IP)
The ADM-PCIE-KU3 is a high performance reconfigurable Half-Length, low profile x16 PCIe form factor board based on the Xilinx Kintex UltraScale range of Platform FPGAs.
The ADM-PCIE-KU3 features two independent channels of DDR3 memory capable of 1600MT/s (fitted with two 8GB SODIMMs), SATA connections, High Speed I/O via Dual QSFP+ ports supporting up to 40G Ethernet or 4 x 10G Ethernet links, voltage/temperature/current control and monitoring, air-cooled heat sink with removable fan. Please contact Alpha Data Sales for no-fan ordering option.
1/2 Length, low profile, x16 PCI Express Card
Width: 174mm Height: 68.9mm Depth: 32.5mm Weight: 220g
Operating Temperature range: 0°C to +55°C
Storage Temperature range: -40°C to +85°C
Operating Humidity range: Up to 95% (non-condensing)
PCI Express® Gen3 x8 (also supports 2nd x8 PCIE hard macro or soft x16 cores)
Xilinx Kintex® UltraScale™
XCKU060-2 - FFVA1156
FPGA Hard IP Cores
On Board Memory
|Memory Type||No. Banks||Memory Size|
|ECC-SODIMMs||2||1G x 72 (8GiB)|
All power rails are sequenced and monitored by a TI Fusion IC. The TI Fusion controller monitors certain voltage readings, current readings, and Power OK signals to determine the state of the system. A PC can directly interact with the TI Fusion IC via the onboard PMBUS interface.
FPGA Configuration Flash
|Flash Type||Flash Size||No. config regions|
|BPI||1GBit||4 each of 256MBit|
High-Speed Network Interfaces
|Interface Type||Qty||Lanes per Interface||Data Rate per Lane||Protocol Capability|
|QSFP||2||4||10Gbps||User Configurable, includes 10/40G Ethernet|
Other I/O Interfaces
Dual SATA Interfaces (6Gbps)
External Sync (PPS) interface
Reference Design Package available separately
blank = 16GB,
blank = Fan Fitted,
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