Monthly Archives: October 2011

Generation-jumping 2.5D Xilinx Virtex-7 2000T FPGA delivers 1,954,560 logic cells, consumes only 20W

Xilinx announced today that it is shipping Virtex-7 2000T FPGAs to customers. This is one monster FPGA. Its 6.8 billion transistors deliver 1,954,560 logic cells, 21.55 Mbits of distributed SRAM, 2160 DSP slices, 46,512Kbits of block RAM, four PCIe ports, 36 … Continue reading

Posted in FPGA, Low-Power | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Tesla? Hah! How about a brand new, 2012 all-electric DeLorean? $90K

McFly!!! This was just too good to pass up. DeLorean Motor Company (Humble, TX), the establishment that bought the remains of the original DeLorean car company including tons of finished stainless-steel body parts, plans to bring out an electric version … Continue reading

Posted in Low-Power | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Altera introduces SoC FPGA melding ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core processor complex with a 28nm FPGA fabric

Xilinx first started to talk publicly about the fusion of processors and FPGAs—a product now known as Zynq—in 2010 and has announced plans to roll out parts by the end of this year. It was inevitable that Altera would eventually … Continue reading

Posted in ARM, FPGA, Low-Power, SDRAM, SOC | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment