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AR# 12091

8.1i XPower - Supported devices are XPLA3, CoolRunner-II, Spartan-II, Spartan-IIE, Spartan-3, Virtex, Virtex-E, Virtex-II, Virtex-II Pro, and Virtex-4

Description

Keywords: 7.1i, 6.3i, 6.2i, 6.1i, power, consumption, estimate, estimation, estimator, family

The current release of XPower (8.1i) supports CoolRunner XPLA3, CoolRunner-II, Spartan-II, Spartan-IIE, Spartan-3, Virtex, Virtex-E, Virtex-II, Virtex-II Pro/X, and Virtex-4 (SX,LX,FX) devices. The support history for each device is provided below.

Solution

NOTE: Support for newer device families will be added in subsequent software releases.

8.1i Service Pack 1: Virtex-4 FX support was added.

7.1i Service Pack 1: Virtex-4 SX and LX and CoolRunner-II support was added.

6.1i Service Pack 3: Spartan-3 support was added.

6.1i Release: Virtex-II Pro X, CoolRunner-II support was added.

5.2i Release: Virtex-II Pro support for XC2VP2, XC2VP4, XC2VP7, XC2VP20, XC2VP30, XC2VP40, XC2VP50, XC2VP70, and XC2VP100 devices was added.

5.1i Release: CoolRunner-II support was withdrawn due to insufficient characterization data.

4.2i Release: CoolRunner-II support was added, but only for XC2C32 and XC2C64 devices.

NOTE: XPower does not support (and there are no plans to support) the XC9500/XL/XV families or the older FPGA families (Spartan/XL and the XC4000E/EX/XL).
AR# 12091
Date Created 08/29/2007
Last Updated 01/13/2009
Status Active
Type General Article