SemiWiki: Aldec packs 6 UltraScale parts on HES-7
by Don Dingee
A few months ago, when the Xilinx UltraScale VU440 FPGA began shipping, one of the immediate claims was a quad-FPGA-based prototyping board touted as “Godzilla’s Butcher on Steroids”. That was a refreshing and creative PR approach, frankly. I’m always careful with less creative terms like “world’s biggest” or “world’s fastest”, because they can overstate a snapshot – such a claim can easily dissipate tomorrow. I prefer a term like “industry first” since it recognizes that.
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