DE5-Net FPGA Development Kit

Description of product

The Terasic DE5-Net Stratix V GX FPGA Development Kit provides the ideal hardware solution for designs that demand high capacity and bandwidth memory interfacing, ultra-low latency communication, and power efficiency. With a full-height, 3/4-length form-factor package, the DE5-Net is designed for the most demanding high-end applications, empowered with the top-of-the-line Altera Stratix V GX, delivering the best system-level integration and flexibility in the industry.


Altera Stratix® V GX FPGA (5SGXEA7N2F45C2)
FPGA Configuration
On-Board USB Blaster II or JTAG header for FPGA programming
Fast passive parallel (FPPx32) configuration via MAX II CPLD and flash memory


Two Independent DDR3 SODIMM Socket, Up to 8GB 800 MHz or 4GB 933 MHz for each socket
Four Independent 550MHz SRAM, 18-bits data bus and 72Mbit for each


Communication Ports
Communication Ports
Four SFP+ connectors
PCI Express (PCIe) x8 edge connector (includes Windows PCIe drivers)
One RS422 expansion header


DE5-Net Other Specifications
General user input / output:
4 LEDs
1 LED Array
4 push-buttons
4 slide switches
2 seven-segment displays
SMA clock input / output
On-Board Clock
50MHz Oscillator
Programmable oscillators Si570, CDCM61001 and CDCM61004
System Monitor and Control
Temperature sensor
Fan control
PCI Express 6-pin power connector, 12V DC Input
PCI Express edge connector power
Mechanical Specification
PCI Express standard height and 3/4-length

Block Diagram

DE5-Net Block Diagram