Xilinx ISE Design Suite v13.2 Supports 28nm 7 FPGA Devices

Xilinx rolled out version 13.2 of their ISE Design Suite. The latest version features 28nm 7 series support, 25% performance improvement for designs targeting Virtex-7 2000T FPGA devices, PlanAhead design and analysis tool enhancements, partial reconfiguration support for Virtex-7 and Kintex-7 FPGAs, and front-to-back, integrated project management environment. ISE Design Suite 13 is available now. Prices start at $2,995 for the Logic Edition.

Xilinx ISE Design Suite 13.2 Highlights

  • Supports 28nm 7 series families (including Virtex-7 VX485T FPGA)
  • Up to 25% performance increase in designs targeting Virtex-7 2000T devices
  • Enhancements to the PlanAhead design and analysis tool
    • New clock domain interaction reports
    • Tooltip language localization
    • Simultaneous Switching Output (SSO) support for 7 Series flip chip BGA (FFG) packages
    • Updated XPower Estimator (XPE) tool
  • Partial reconfiguration support for Virtex-7 and Kintex-7 FPGAs
  • Front-to-back, integrated project management environment for improved productivity in designs
  • Enables Advance eXtensible Interface (AXI) interconnect support in CORE Generator system to build higher performance point-to-point architectures

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