Lattice or Xilinx
wolfgang at qi-hardware.com
Thu Sep 10 03:24:48 EDT 2009
Deng Ya Nuo,
how about Linux tools - do the Lattice XP2 tools run under Linux?
Which chips and tools (under which OS) do you work with?
On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 02:34:32PM +0800, deng_ya_nuo wrote:
> Hi All,
> To my point :
> 1. the capability : this decide how large project you can put into the FPGA.
> 1.1 the lattice XP2-5 's is 5k
> 1.2 the Xilinx XC3S250E is 5 k
> 1.3 I think 5K is a good start point for us.
> 2. the price, the size , the power consume, and etc.
> 2.1 the Lattice's XP2 serial FPGA can be used directorily. No another
> config FLASH is needed.
> 2.2 the Xilinx, the Altera's FPGA need another config FLASH to work
> together. So it need more size, more power consume.
> 2.3 the Lattice is small then the Xillinx and Altera, so the price is
> good than the other two.
> 2.4. the Lattice is famous supplier for China military, early than the
> other two, and most military device use lattice now( As I know, in
> Xi'An). So the quality is good enough.
> So, the remain thing is : what should we put into the FPGA ? we will
> have to decide what capability the FPGA should have.
> 2009/9/10 Carlos Camargo <cicamargoba at gmail.com>:
> > Hi
> > As you know, we are planning add a FPGA to the new Nano. I want to start a
> > discussion about what is the best family for nano, what I care about is:
> > Power consumption
> > Size
> > Free tools for programming / configuration
> > Price
> > Available logic, RAM, multipliers, etc
> > At present I'm using Xilinx Spartan 3E FPGAs, but I don't have enough
> > experience with Altera, or Lattice, Can you please talk us about your
> > experiences with Lattice and Altera FPGAs?
> > Best Regards
> > Carlos
> > --
> > Carlos Iván Camargo Bareño
> > Profesor Asistente
> > Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Electrónica
> > Universidad Nacional de Colombia
> > cicamargoba at unal.edu.co
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