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Spartan-6 FPGA Family

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    Spartan-6 Product Table

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Spartan®-6 FPGA delivers an optimal balance of low risk, low cost, and low power for cost-sensitive applications, now with 42% less power consumption and 12% increased performance over previous generation devices. Part of Xilinx’s All Programmable low-end portfolio, Spartan-6 FPGAs offer advanced power management technology, up to 150K logic cells, integrated PCI Express® blocks, advanced memory support, 250MHz DSP slices, and 3.2Gbps low-power transceivers.

Spartan-6 FPGA Family Benefits

  • Increase system performance with efficient, dual-register 6-input LUT (look-up-table) logic structure
  • Implement PCI Express with integrated endpoint blocks
  • Get connected with up to 8 low power (150 mW per) 3.2Gbps GTP serial transceivers
  • Support access rates of up to 800Mbps using integrated memory controllers
  • Build DSP applications using low-power 390MHz DSP48A1 slices with 18 x 18 multipliers
  • Use multi-voltage, multi-standard SelectIO™ banks with low cost HSTL and SSTL memory interfaces
  • Clock management tiles, each consisting of 2 DCMs and 1 PLL
  • 1000MHz clocking
  • Take advantage of proven low-power 45nm process technology
  • Manage power with high performance 1.2V core voltage or lower-power 1.0V core voltage option
  • Reach zero power with hibernate power‑down mode
  • Maintain state and configuration with multi-pin wake‑up, control enhancement suspend mode
  • Use invaluable on-chip local storage with dual-port block RAMs, each storing 18 Kbits
  • Build systems over 40 I/O supported standards and protocols
  • Enhance IP security with AES and Device DNA Security
  • Create embedded systems using MicroBlaze 7.0 with MMU and FPU for greater functionality and OS support
  • Go 'green' with RoHS-compliant Pb-free packaging
  • Speed memory access with hard DRAM memory controller capable of 12.8 Gbps memory bandwidth

Platforms and Solutions

Spartan-6 FPGA Comparison Table

Features LX LXT
Integrated hard memory
Block RAM
Higher performance clocking
High-performance serial I/O
Streamlined configuration
Embedded hard IP
Unparalleled DSP performance
Integrated transceivers
Integrated PCI Express Endpoint block

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