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AR# 54880

Virtex-7 Production XC7VX690T - Known Issues Master Answer Record

Description

This answer record highlights the important requirements and known issues for the Virtex-7 production XC7VX690T devices related to software and IP. Additional silicon limitations might exist, so reference the errata that accompanies the devices.

Solution

Software Requirements

  • Vivado 2013.1/ISE 14.5 or later tools, available on the Xilinx Download Center, is required for use with Virtex-7 production XC7VX690T devices.
  • Bitstreams generated in Vivado 2012.4/ISE 14.4 or older versions of the tools are not supported on the XC7VX690T production devices.
    • (Xilinx Answer 50906) - Design Advisory for Production Kintex-7 325T, 410T, 420T and Virtex-7 485XT, 690T - Bitstream compatibility requirements between GES and Production devices

Software Known Issues

General Software Known Issues

    • (Xilinx Answer 47816) 7 Series - ISE 14.x/Vivado 2012.x Design Suite Known Issues Related to 7 Series FPGA

IP Requirements and Known Issues

  • 7 Series Gen3 Integrated Block for PCI Express
    • Supported versions for the Gen3 PCI Express core are v1.5 for ISE 14.5 and v2.0 for Vivado 2013.1
    • (Xilinx Answer 47441) Virtex-7 FPGA Gen3 Integrated Block for PCI Express - Release Notes and Known Issues for All Versions
  • MIG 7 Series - DDR3 SDRAM, DDR2 SDRAM, QDR II, RLDRAM II, RLDRAM III
    • Supported versions for the MIG core are 1.9/1.9a and later
    • (Xilinx Answer 45195) MIG 7 Series - Release Notes and Known Issues for All Releases
  • ChipScope Pro / Vivado Logic Debug
    • Supported versions for the core are 2.0 and later.
    • (Xilinx Answer 47769)14.x ChipScope Pro and 2012.x Vivado Debug - Known Issues for the 14.x ChipScope Pro and 2012.x Vivado Debug tools
    • (Xilinx Answer 54606) Release Notes and Known Issues for Vivado Logic Debug in Vivado 2013.1 and Forward
  • ChipScope IBERT / Vivado Serial IO Debug
    • Supported versions for the core are 3.0 and later.
    • (Xilinx Answer 47769)14.x ChipScope Pro and 2012.x Vivado Debug - Known Issues for the 14.x ChipScope Pro and 2012.x Vivado Debug tools
    • (Xilinx Answer 54607) Release Notes and Known Issues for Vivado Serial IO Debug in Vivado 2013.1 and Forward
  • GTH Transceivers
    • Supported versions for the GTH wizard are v2.5 and later.
    • (Xilinx Answer 53779) Design Advisory for Virtex-7 FPGA GTH Transceiver - RX Reset Sequence Requirement for Production Silicon
    • (Xilinx Answer 46048) 7 Series FPGA Transceivers Wizard - Which silicon revisions are supported by different Wizard or ISE/Vivado tool versions?

Revision History
04/3/2013 - Initial release

AR# 54880
Date Created 03/12/2013
Last Updated 04/02/2013
Status Active
Type Known Issues
Devices
  • Virtex-7