Xilinx introduces world’s biggest FPGA
Published in AI
Thursday, 29 August 2019 18:17

Xilinx introduces world’s biggest FPGA

35 billion transistors in 16nm

The master of FPGAs has launched the world’s highest capacity FPGA ever designed. For those who didn’t pay attention in computer science class, FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Array) is the hardware programmable chip that is used for chip emulation, test, measurement, compute, networking, aerospace and defense and many other tasks including AI.

Nvidia GTX 1070 GP104-200 Pascal ASIC pictured
Published in Graphics

Die size of around 333mm2

Finally we get a clear picture of a version of the GP104 Pascal GPU which is rumored to be the heart of the upcoming Nvidia Geforce GTX 1070 graphics card, the GP104-200.

What the FPGA is Intel doing with Altera?
Published in PC Hardware

Chipzilla's gamble

Yesterday Intel has announced that they are buying Altera in an all-cash deal of $16.7 billion in what was its biggest takeover move in its history.