Xilinx Tapes-out First Virtex UltraScale All Programmable Device as Part of Industry's Only High-End 20nm Family
December tape-out delivers another 1.5-2x performance and integration a generation ahead of the competition
Based on TSMC's 20SoC process, the first Virtex UltraScale device, called the VU095, features 940k logic cells plus six integrated 150G Interlaken and four 100G Ethernet cores-equivalent to an additional 833k logic cells. This device also features 32.75 Gb/s transceivers capable of chip-to-chip and chip-to-optics interfaces as well as the world's first all programmable 28Gb/s backplane support.
"With the Virtex UltraScale 20nm family having no direct competition, and based on the industry's only ASIC class architecture, only Xilinx is delivering the technology needed for next generation smart and high performance systems," said Dave Myron, senior director of FPGA product management and marketing. "By delivering another 1.5 to 2x system performance and integration a generation ahead of the competition, the Virtex UltraScale family is now the optimal choice over ASIC, ASSP and FPGA alternatives."
The Virtex UltraScale VU095 is ideal for high-end wired communications infrastructure applications like 4x100G transponders and 4x100G MAC-to-Interlaken bridges, as well as applications in test and measurement, aerospace and defense, and high performance computing.
Kintex® UltraScale™ devices are sampling now. Initial Virtex UltraScale VU095 devices will be available in the second quarter of calendar year 2014. UltraScale devices are supported in the Vivado® Design Suite 2013.4 release. To learn more about the UltraScale architecture visit: www.xilinx.com/ultrascale.
Xilinx GmbH Germany
Xilinx is the world's leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs and 3D ICs. These industry-leading devices are coupled with a next-generation design environment and IP to serve a broad range of customer needs, from programmable logic to programmable systems integration. For more information, visit www.xilinx.com.
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