Each new generation of silicon technology brings both new opportunities and challenges, as well as reexamination of the initial cost and power assumptions made when designing systems. Silicon technologies in Altera’s next-generation product portfolio will be no different.
Using a tailored approach, Altera’s advantage at the 14 nm and 20 nm manufacturing nodes are driven by Altera’s process technology selection and enabled by key advancements in the area of programmable transceivers, integrated hard logic capabilities, and the advent of 3D heterogeneous integrated circuits.
Altera to Build Next-Generation, High-Performance FPGAs on Intel's 14 nm
Measurable Process Advantage
Altera’s next-generation products extend the company’s tailored approach by including device families based on Intel’s 14 nm Tri-Gate process technology as well as TSMC’s 20 nm system-on-a-chip (20SoC) process technology. Mixing and matching process technologies enable Altera to create the most-differentiated, highly optimized products in the industry.
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Measurable Technology Advantage
With each of its product families, Altera blends various technologies together to create highly optimized solutions that deliver the performance, power consumption, and costs to meet specific application requirements. By leveraging the process technology choices made with its next-generation portfolio, combined with expertise in the areas of transceiver technology, DSP, and 3D packaging technology, Altera provides system developers a significant competitive advantage in the areas of performance, bandwidth, density, power consumption, and system integration.