Shrink to fit

Manners, David
July 2006
Electronics Weekly;7/12/2006, Issue 2249, p20
Trade Publication
This article presents information on the business planning at Xilinx Inc. and the competition that is prevalent in the industry. Xilinx has started general sampling of its 65nm FPGA Virtex-5 family and expects to go into production at the beginning of next year. They plan to shrink process technology down to 65nm and are ahead of their rival Altera Corp. Altera is testing for different functions of Stratix III. All the functions are tested on individual chips before integrating them on one chip.


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