Bangalore, India December 22, 2014: Xilinx today announced that its Kintex UltraScale KU040 FPGAs are now the industry’s first 20nm device to move into volume production. Customers can benefit from an estimated one year time to market advantage relative to its competition. Built on the industry’s only ASIC-class architecture, the mid-range Kintex UltraScale devices provide optimal price/performance/watt for a broad set of applications that include 100G OTN, packet processing and traffic management, 8X8 Mixed Mode LTE and WCDMA Radio, 8K/4K displays, Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), Data Center and more.
“Building on the strength of our innovation, strong engineering execution, and commitment to absolute quality, Xilinx is pleased to move the KU040 into full production,” said Wouter Suverkropp, senior product line manager for Kintex FPGAs at Xilinx. “This milestone follows months of design work by our customers, leveraging the performance of the UltraScale architecture.”
Customers can place orders for the KU040 FPGAs today by contacting their local Xilinx sales representative. Kintex UltraScale development and evaluation boards are available from Xilinx and its Alliance Members. Xilinx boards include the KCU105 universal development board and the KCU1250 transceiver evaluation board.