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Best Price/Performance/Watt Balance on FinFET

Kintex UltraScale+ Product Advantage

Kintex® UltraScale+™ devices provide the best price/performance/watt balance in a FinFET node, delivering the most cost-effective solution for high-end capabilities including transceiver and memory interface line rates, as well as 100G connectivity cores. Our newest mid-range family is ideal for both packet processing and DSP-intensive functions, and is well suited for applications ranging from wireless MIMO technology to Nx100G networking and data center.

Value

Deliverables

Programmable System Integration

Increased System Performance

  • 6.3 TeraMACs of DSP compute performance
  • Over 2X system-level performance per watt over Kintex-7 FPGAs
  • 16G and 28G backplane-capable transceivers
  • 2,666 Mb/s DDR4 in the mid-speed grade

BOM Cost Reduction

  • 12.5 Gb/s transceivers in slowest speed grade
  • VCXO and fractional PLL integration reduces clocking component cost

Total Power Reduction

  • Up to 60% lower power vs. 7 series FPGAs
  • Voltage scaling options for performance and power
  • Tighter logic cell packing reduces dynamic power
Accelerated Design Productivity
  • Co-optimized with Vivado Design Suite for rapid design closure
  • SmartConnect technology for intelligent IP integration

All comparisons based upon 28nm Kintex-7 FPGAs

Kintex UltraScale+ Product Table

  XCKU3P XCKU5P XCKU9P XCKU11P XCKU13P XCKU15P
System Logic Cells (K) 356 475 600 653 747 1,143
DSP Slices 1,368 1,824 2,520 2,928 3,528 1,968
Memory (Mb) 26.2 34.9
32.1 43.6 57.7 70.6
GTH 16.3 Gb/s Transceivers 0 0 28 32 28 44
GTY 32.75 Gb/s Transceivers 16 16 0 20 0 32
I/O Pins 304 304
304 512 304 668
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