Intel Developer Forum Features Xilinx PCI Express Solutions

Xilinx, Inc. (Nasdaq: XLNX) will showcase itsprogrammable logic solutions for the PCI Express protocol at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF). Attendees will see demonstrations based on Xilinx Virtex-5 FPGAs with built-in integrated blocks for low-power GTP transceivers, high-performance GTX transceivers and the PCI Express interface. The Intel Developer Forum will take place August 19-21, 2008 in San Francisco.

Xilinx IDF Demonstrations

  • Virtex-5 FXT platform demonstration
    4-lane PCIe 2.0 IP using high performance GTX transceivers demonstrating >10G bandwidth DMA data transfer between the Xilinx FPGA and processor sub-system
  • Virtex-5 LXT platform demonstration
    High-performance system-level design using built-in blocks for GTP transceivers and 8-lane PCIe 1.0 IP LogiCORE(TM) implementing a 10G application also using the XAUI IP LogiCORE

Xilinx enables rapid development of PCI Express applications with protocol packs and ready-to-use development kits. The protocol pack for PCI Express applications includes characterization, interoperability, and compliance reports, intellectual property (IP) cores and technical documentation. Xilinx development kits for PCI Express applications come with an out-of-the-box guarantee and includes all the components needed to quickly complete a PCI Express design.

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