Xilinx (Nasdaq: XLNX) has begun shipping the Virtex(R)-5 FXT FPGA platform with 6.5 Gbps RocketIO(TM) GTX transceivers and embedded PowerPC(R) 440 processor cores. Samples of its new transceiver-optimized Virtex-5 TXT FPGA platform are now available. Now shipping in production are the Virtex-5 FX30T, FX70T, and FX130T devices, with the remaining FX100T and FX200T devices available now as samples and scheduled to be in production by the end of the month.
The new Virtex-5 TXT platform, built for use in next generation Ethernet bridging and other ultra high-bandwidth applications has also begun shipping with the Virtex-5 TX240T available as samples, and is on track to be in production by the end of first quarter, 2009. Finally, the Virtex-5 SX240T device, built to deliver up to 528 GMACs of multiply-and-accumulate performance and over 190 GFLOPS of single-precision, floating-point DSP performance, will also be shipping in production by the end of the month.
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