FPGA to mcFPGA Compatibility

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FPGA to mcFPGA Compatibility 2016-12-22T15:41:50+00:00
8 weeks to FPGA to ASIC sample delivery

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for new FPGA to ASIC Conversion and future derivative designs
8 to 10 weeks for new FPGA to mcFPGA ES Sample Delivery!
Altera FPGA to BaySand mcFPGA (ASIC)
Seamless FPGA to ASIC Conversion
Drop-in Replacement for Altera/Xilinx FPGA
Package, Pin & Functional Compatible

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FPGA Feature Compatibility  Seamless Migration to mcFPGA

The mcFPGA products are architected ground-up to enable seamless FPGA to ASIC migration from Altera or Xilinx designs to BaySand MCSC platform solution. The following table shows the FPGA product families and Series that are supported by mcFPGA family of products and its features.

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FPGA FeaturesAlteraXilinxBaySand mcFPGA
Logic CellsStratix Series
Arria Series
Cyclone Series
Virtex Series
Kintex Series
Artix Series
Spartan Series
Distributed RAMmcRF
DSP SlicesmcCORE
IO Standards / PerformancemcMPIO
IO VoltagesmcMPIO
External Memory InterfacemcPHY
External High Speed InterfacemcPHY
PLL/DCM & ClocksmcPLL
IO Pins and IO BankingCompatible and Flexible Banking
Package OptionsCompatible/Optimized

Package and IO Options

mcFPGA supports all sorts of FPGA packages from wirebond to flip-chip. Seamless package and pin migration from FPGA to mcFPGA is achieved as mcFPGA does not have fixed maximum number of IO pins per IO bank as in FPGA. The number of possible IO banking is beyond the largest FPGA, thus making FPGA package pinout just a subset of possible mcFPGA pinout variants.

Lowest Power Consumption (Upto 10X Power Reduction vs. FPGA)

Power is becoming the primary concern for most FPGA designs. Beyond meeting thermal constraints, lowering power improves system cost and reliability, and supports increased performance.

By leveraging power advantage of MCSC Technology (inherent ASIC-like power advantage), mcFPGA devices can achieve upto 10X power reduction compared to FPGAs by lowering both static and dynamic power consumption. The power advantage opens new design methodology for customers and their applications which could not have achieve by only FPGAs.

  • System designs with FPGA (high power) for TAT → mcFPGA (for production with power reduction)
  • Opens up stringent power application where FPGA cannot be used