Xilinx introduced their Kintex-7 FPGA Connectivity Kit for creating serial I/O designs. The new Xilinx kit helps increase productivity by offering a Targeted Reference Design that reduces tedious. The reference design integrates an entire PCIe solution with DDR3 sub-system, including both the HDL and the complete software stack. It can be used in production systems or as a proven base for custom modifications. The Xilinx Kintex-7 FPGA Connectivity Kit is available now for $2895.