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Spartan-6 Product Advantage

Spartan®-6 devices offer industry-leading connectivity features such as high logic-to-pin ratios, small form-factor packaging, MicroBlaze™ soft processor, and a diverse number of supported I/O protocols. Ideally suited for a range of advanced bridging applications found in consumer, automotive infotainment, and industrial automation.

Value Features
Programmable System Integration
  • High pin-count to logic ratio for I/O connectivity
  • Over 40 I/O standards for simplified system design
  • PCI Express® with integrated endpoint block
Increased System Performance
  • Up to 8 low power 3.2Gb/s serial transceivers
  • 800Mb/s DDR3 with integrated memory controller
BOM Cost Reduction
  • Cost-optimized for system I/O expansion
  • MicroBlaze™ processor soft IP to eliminate external processor or MCU components
Total Power Reduction
  • 1.2V core voltage or 1.0V core voltage option
  • Zero power with hibernate power-down mode
Accelerated Design Productivity
  • Enabled by ISE® Design Suite—a no-cost, front-to-back
    FPGA design solution for Linux and Windows
  • Fast design closure using integrated wizards
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Spartan-6 LX FPGAs

  XC6SLX4 XC6SLX9 XC6SLX16 XC6SLX25 XC6SLX45 XC6SLX75 XC6SLX100 XC6SLX150
Logic Cells 3,840 9,152 14,579 24,051 43,661 74,637 101,261 147,443
Memory (Kb) 216 576 576 936
2,088 3,096 4,824 4,824
DSP Slices 8
16 32
38 58
132
180 180
3.2 Gb/s Transceivers -
-
-
-
-
-
- -
Maximum I/O 132
200
232
266
358
408
480 576
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Spartan-6 LXT FPGAs

  XC6SLX25T XC6SLX45T XC6SLX75T XC6SLX100T XC6SLX150T
Logic Cells 24,051 43,661 74,637 101,261 147,443
Memory (Kb) 936 2,088 3,096 4,824 4,824
DSP Slices 38
58
132
180
180
3.2 Gb/s Transceivers 2
4
8
8
8
Maximum I/O 250
296
348
498
540
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Migration Resources

Identify top priority to find the best-fit device family

Xilinx offers a wide variety of cost-optimized FPGAs and SoCs to migrate from Spartan®-6 FPGAs. Identifying the top priority of the next-gen solutions is essential to find the best-fit device family - I/O density and data rates, package size, DSP performance, and embedded processors. Start your journey with this high-level migration flow.

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Documentation for Tool and Device Migration

Documentation for Tool Migration

User guides to learn how to migrate from ISE Design Tool to Vivado ML

Documentation for 7 Series Devices

Application notes, data sheets, and user guides for users who identified a 7 series FPGA as a target migration device

Documentation for UltraScale+ Devices

Application notes, data sheets, and user guides for users who identified a Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC as a target migration device


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Design Services

A rich set of design service members with strong design expertise across a wide spectrum of markets and applications. 

Training & Support

Xilinx provides training, tutorials, tools, evaluation boards, and technical support to maximize the productivity of your design with Spartan®-6 FPGAs.


Software

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Development Boards & Kits

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