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Virtex UltraScale Box

Xilinx Virtex UltraScale FPGA VCU108 Evaluation Kit

  • Price: $5,995
  • Part Number: EK-U1-VCU108-G
  • Lead Time: 2 Weeks
  • Device Support:

Product Description

The Virtex® UltraScale™ FPGA VCU108 Evaluation Kit is the perfect development environment for evaluating the unprecedented levels of performance, system integration and bandwidth provided by Virtex UltraScale devices.

This kit provides an ideal platform for prototyping systems that require massive data flow and packet processing such as 400+ Gbps systems, large-scale emulation and high performance computing.

Key Features & Benefits

  • 4 MB RLD3 Component Memory Interface
  • Two 2.5 GB DDR4 Component Memory Interfaces
  • 4 x 28 Gbps CFP2 & QSFP28 Optical Interfaces
  • PCIe Gen3 x8
  • 2x FPGA Mezzanine Card (FMC) interface for I/O expansion

Board Features

Featuring the VCU108 Base Board

VCU108 Base Board


  • Onboard JTAG configuration circuitry to enable configuration over USB
  • JTAG header provided for use with Xilinx download cables such as the Platform Cable USB II
  • 1 Gb Linear x16 BPI flash memory


  • Two 4 GB DDR4 component memory interfaces (five [256 Mb x 16] devices each)
  • 4 MB RLD3 component memory interfaces (five [256 Mb x 16] devices each)IIC EEPROM: 8Kb
  • Micro Secure Digital (SD) connector

Communication & Networking

  • 4 x 28Gbps CFP2 cage
  • 4 x 28Gbps QSPF28 cage
  • GTY port(4 TX & RX) with pads for Samtec Bullseye Cable
  • Dual USB-to-UART Bridge with mico-B USB connector
  • PCI Express endpoint Gen3 x 8
  • 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet (SGMII)

Expansion Connectors

  • FMC HPC0 connector (ten GTH transceivers)
  • FMC HPC1 connector (ten GTH transceivers)
  • PMOD (1x6 0.1" Header)


  • AC Power adapter (12V) or ATX


  • SI5335A Quad Clock Generator
  • Si570 IIC Programmable LVDS Clock Generator
  • SI5328C Clock Multiplier and Jitter Attenuator
  • Subminiature version A (SMA) connectors (differential)


  • XADC header Power management with PMBus voltage monitoring through Maxim power controllers and GUI, current monitoring via FPGA SYSMON GUI

Control & I/O

  • User Push Buttons (x5)
  • User DIP Switch (4-position)
  • SMA User I/O (Diff Pair)


  • HDMI video output
  • User & Status LEDs

Optional Kit Accessories (not included in kit)

CFP2 Electrical Loopback Module

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Part Number

  • HW-ML4030

Featured Xilinx Devices

Featuring the ROHS compliant VCU108 kit including the XCVU095-2FFVA2104E FPGA

System Logic Cells (K) 1,176
DSP Slices 768
Memory (Mb)
GTH 16.3 Gb/s Transceivers 32
GTY 30.5 Gb/s Transceivers 32
I/O Pins 832

What's Inside

VCU108 Evaluation board featuring the Virtex UltraScale XCVU095-2FFVA2104E FPGA

PCIe loopback boards

FMC loopback boards

SMA Cables and adapters

QSFP loopback module

Design Tools

Name Description License Type
Vivado Design Suite: Design Edition The Xilinx Vivado® Design Suite is a revolutionary IP and System Centric design environment built from the ground up to accelerate the design for all programmable devices. Node locked & device-locked to the Kintex UltraScale KU040 FPGA, with 1 year of updates

Intellectual Property

Name Description License Type
Memory Interface Generator (MIG) MIG is a free software tool used to generate memory controllers and interfaces for Xilinx FPGAs No-Charge IP

Additional Tools, IP and Resources

Name Description Product Category Provider
TeraTerm One of many possible terminal emulators used for serial connection from your PC to the evaluation kit. Software Tool Open Source
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