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Configuration Memory

Recent Xilinx devices support configuration from commodity flash devices for highest performance and lowest cost. Xilinx also offers configuration memories optimized for ease of use with Spartan®-6 FPGAs and select earlier programmable device architectures.

Xilinx Configuration Memory Benefits

  • ISP via boundary scan
  • Separate core and configuration voltages for flexible voltage selection
  • Design management storing, updating and controlling
  • Built-in expansion control
  • Serial and parallel configuration flexibility
  • World-class hardware, software and application support
  • Proven interface configuration
  • Single chip low to high density coverage
  • Dedicated fab capacity guaranteeing supply in constrained markets
  • Competitively priced
  • Complete configuration solution that provides fast configuration speeds
    • 40 MHz for Platform Flash, 50 MHz for Platform Flash XL
    • Download speeds of 320 and 800 Mbit/sec

Platform Flash Key Documentation

Name Modified Size
Platform Flash In-System Programmable Configuration PROMs  05/19/2010   1016 KB 
Platform Flash PROM User Guide  10/26/2009   3.68 MB 

Platform Flash XL Key Documentation