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AR# 39397

Design Assistant for PCI Express, Virtex-6 Integrated Block for PCI Express - Does Virtex-6 CXT FPGA support PCI Express Gen2?

Description

Does the Virtex-6 CXT FPGA support PCI Express Gen2 speeds?

NOTE: This Answer Record is part of the Xilinx Solution Center for PCI Express (Xilinx Answer 34536). The Xilinx Solution Center for PCI Express is available to address all questions related to PCIe. Whether you are starting a new design with PCIe or troubleshooting a problem, use the Solution Center for PCIe to guide you to the right information.

Solution

The Virtex-6 CXT FPGA cannot support the Gen2 speed requirement. The CXT does include integrated blocks for PCI Express and can be used for Gen 1 applications.For more information on these devices, see (Xilinx Answer 32661).

Revision History:
02/23/2011 - Initial Release
AR# 39397
Date Created 02/23/2011
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
Devices
  • Virtex-6 CXT
IP
  • Virtex-6 FPGA Integrated Block for PCI Express ( PCIe )