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New Xilinx Virtex-7 2000T FPGA provides equivalent of 20 million ASIC gates

10/25/2011 01:04 PM EDT
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Max The Magnificent
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re: New Xilinx Virtex-7 2000T FPGA provides equivalent of 20 million ASIC gates
Max The Magnificent   11/1/2011 1:39:10 PM
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Eeeek -- I'm not sure -- let me ask the guys and gals at Xilinx to clarify to make sure I'm saying this the right way...

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re: New Xilinx Virtex-7 2000T FPGA provides equivalent of 20 million ASIC gates
Max The Magnificent   11/1/2011 1:38:33 PM
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See my answer to the next comment below

KB3001
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re: New Xilinx Virtex-7 2000T FPGA provides equivalent of 20 million ASIC gates
KB3001   11/1/2011 1:36:37 PM
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@Max, is this sentence correct: "In addition to having 1,954,560 logic cells, the Virtex-7 2000T device includes configurable logic blocks totaling 305,400 CLB slices ...."? The logic cell concept is a unit of abstraction consisting of 1 4-input LUT + 1 Flip-Flop, which makes it easier to compare the logic density of different FPGA families. The CLBs and slices are however real physical units on the FPGA which can be converted into equivalent Logic Cell count. In Viretx-7, 1 Slice ~ 6.4 Logic Cells.

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re: New Xilinx Virtex-7 2000T FPGA provides equivalent of 20 million ASIC gates
Binu Chandran   11/1/2011 12:09:34 PM
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Good news. Good information. What is logic between comparison of gates and slices?

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