Is 2019 the year of the biggest Xilinx makes biggest FPGA, the VU19

  Last week, we wrote about Cerebras’ giant 8.5-inch chip. And in previous issues, we’ve written about Nvidia’s monster 18.6 billion transistor GPU that is 754 mm2. Well, last week, Xilinx joined the big chip club and announced the expansion of its 16-nm Virtex UltraScale+ family to now include the world’s largest FPGA—the Virtex UltraScale+ VU19P. With 35 billion transistors, ...

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