Reference Design - RD-8K5


The RD-8K5 contains

  • the ADM-PCIE-8K5 SDK V2.0.0 (10th July 2017)
  • a collection of other example designs (listed below).

Purchase of the RD-8K5 is required before access to the design files can be obtained.

Contact sales@alpha-data.com for further details.


Windows version of RD-8K5 can be downloaded from here: RD-8K5 Windows SDK Download

Linux version of RD-8K5 can be downloaded from here: RD-8K5 Linux SDK Download


The ADM-PCIE-8K5 SDK contains the following example designs.

Design NameRevisionDescription
DDR4 Test1.1.0Standalone FPGA-DDR4 Memory Test
DMA Demo1.1.0Demonstration of PCI Express to BlockRAM DMA operation
Host DDR4 Test1.1.0Host driven FPGA-DDR4 Memory Test
IBERT Test1.0.0Standalone design for testing the High-Speed Serial I/O of the ADM-PCIE-9V3 (connects via Xilinx VIO IP Core)
Register Access Test2.1.0Host Register Access Test (BAR0/BAR1 accesses)

The following designs are also available for the ADM-PCIE-8K5.

NOTE: check the accompanying PDFs for device and version restrictions for the following example designs. They are designed for a limited range of Vivado tools and/or product configurations.

Extra Design NameDescriptionDownload
TANDEM PCIETandem PCIE with Field Updates design flow for Kintex UltrascaleDownload example
Partial ReconfigurationOutline design for FPGA Partial ReconfigurationDownload example



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