Virtex-7 FPGA Family

By: Xilinx  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: System Performance, Block Ram

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Industry's Highest System Performance

The Virtex-7 family consists of T, XT and HT devices to meet a wide array of market requirements:

Unified Architecture Enables Scalability and Increases Productivity

Virtex-7 FPGA Key Capabilities

Maximum Capability Virtex-7 T Devices Virtex-7 XT Devices Virtex-7 HT Devices
Logic density (Logic Cells) 1,955K 1,139K 864K
Peak transceiver speed 12.5Gb/s
(GTX)
13.1Gb/s
(GTH)
28.05Gb/s
(GTZ)
Transceivers 36 96 88
Peak bi-directional serial bandwidth 0.900 Tb/s 2.515Tb/s 2.784Tb/s
DSP throughput (symmetric filter) 2,756 GMACS 5,314 GMACS 5,053 GMACS
Block RAM 46.5Mb 85.0Mb 64.4Mb
PCI Express® interface Gen2x8 Gen3x8 Gen3x8
I/O pins 1,200 1,100 700

System Solutions Enabled by Virtex-7 FPGAs

Delivering the highest bandwidth with the lowest power, Virtex-7 FPGAs address the insatiable demand for networking infrastructure bandwidth. Delivering up to 2.8Tb/s serial bandwidth, these devices enable communications equipment manufacturers to increase network capacity with next-generation hardware that operates within existing power and cooling footprints.

See How Virtex-7 FPGAs Will Benefit Your Next Design

Application Description
Build a highly integrated ASIC prototyping solution with the Virtex-7 2000T. With its high logic and processing capacity, mitigate development risks for large ASIC and ASSP designs.
Build a 2x100G OTU4 Transponder/Line Card using the only 28nm FPGAs that enable designers to integrate two 100G interfaces into a single FPGA for reduced board space, power, and cost.
Meet aggressive 10G port count integration and cost targets for Passive Optical Network (PON) Optical Line Terminal (OLT) Line Cards that bring high-speed networking to the neighborhood/home.
Virtex-7 FPGAs offer the right mix of I/O, memory and logic to enable a single-FPGA implementation of new line cards that deliver increased bandwidth.
Virtex-7 FPGA XT devices enable a flexible, single-FPGA, 100G OTN Multiplexing Transponder implementation.
Create a 300G Interlaken Bridge that enables infrastructure scaling with devices that deliver up to 1.9Tbps bandwidth for bridging between MAC-NPU, NPU-Switch, NPU-TCAM using the Interlaken industry standard.
Be first to market with 400GE Line Cards by designing with the only FPGAs to support 400G serial interfaces with next-generation optics.
Enable high performance RADAR systems through low power, multi-channel signal recovery and processing.
Virtex-7 FPGA XT device capabilities enable Terabit Switch Fabric to support proliferating 40G/100G ports in networking infrastructure.

Keywords: Block Ram, System Performance,

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