Introducing XCZU9EG-L2FFVC900E: A High-Performance System on Chip for Advanced Applications

May 16, 2024
XCZU9EG L2FFVC900E

Overview

XCZU9EG-L2FFVC900E is the latest system-on-chip (SoC) launched by Xilinx. It is known for its highly integrated functions and advanced features, integrating multiple functions into a single chip. The SoC is part of the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC family, designed to advance the performance levels required in next-generation embedded applications such as data processing, automotive and telecommunications.

 

XCZU9EG-L2FFVC900E Datasheet PDF

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Technical specifications

1. Core Architecture

  • Processor: The SoC features a powerful quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor running up to 1.5 GHz, paired with a dual-core ARM Cortex-R5 real-time processor for critical application management. This combination provides a versatile multi-processing environment for high-demand applications.
  • FPGA architecture: Integrates Xilinx’s advanced Artix Ultrascale+ programmable logic, delivering approximately 600K logic cells to handle complex, customizable workloads with increased efficiency and lower latency.

 

2. Memory and Storage

  • On-chip memory: Includes 4GB of high-speed DDR4 SDRAM and 16MB of QSPI Flash for secure storage and quick access to boot configuration and critical applications.
  • Memory interface: Supports multiple high-speed memory interfaces, including DDR4, LPDDR4 and SDIO, providing flexibility in data storage and memory expansion.

 

3. Connectivity and input/output

  • High-speed connectivity: Supports multiple interfaces such as USB 3.0, PCIe Gen3, and SATA 3.1, which are critical for applications that require fast data transfer rates.
  • Networking: Provides comprehensive network capabilities, supporting Gigabit Ethernet, critical for network applications in data centers and telecommunications environments.

 

4. Graphics and Video

  • Video Codec: Featuring an integrated video codec unit capable of handling H.265/HEVC and H.264 codecs, supporting advanced multimedia applications, video surveillance and broadcast.
  • Display: Supports high-resolution display with HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort interfaces, ideal for high-end video output needs.

 

5. Power efficiency and thermal management

  • Power management: Using advanced power management technology, it helps reduce overall power consumption and is suitable for energy-sensitive applications.
  • Thermal Management: Designed with advanced cooling schemes in mind to ensure reliable performance under high load conditions and in temperature-sensitive environments.

 

Application Areas

XCZU9EG-L2FFVC900E is particularly suitable for the following applications:

  • Automotive systems: Can be used for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), infotainment systems, and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications.
  • Data Center: Ideal for server acceleration, virtualized environments, and real-time processing tasks.
  • Telecommunications: Helps deploy 5G technologies, network functions virtualization (NFV) and multi-access edge computing (MEC).
  • Industrial Automation: For robot control, machine vision, and complex industrial IoT systems.
  • Healthcare: Suitable for medical imaging equipment and diagnostic equipment, supporting real-time data processing and high-resolution imaging.

 

Development Support and Ecosystem

  • Software Tools: Supported by the Xilinx Vivado Design Suite for FPGA programming, as well as the comprehensive Xilinx Software Development Kit (SDK), simplifying application development across different system domains.
  • Community and resources: It is supported by a strong community and has rich learning resources, including tutorials, forums and documentation, to help developers efficiently implement projects from concept to reality.

 

Conclusion

The XCZU9EG-L2FFVC900E is a powerful system-on-a-chip that combines flexible processing capabilities with a wide range of input/output and connectivity options, tailored for high-performance, complex applications across a wide range of industries. With its cutting-edge features and supporting infrastructure, this Xilinx SoC sets new standards for embedded system performance standards, paving the way for future innovations in technology. Whether you are an experienced developer or a company looking to build advanced SoC solutions, the XCZU9EG-L2FFVC900E offers a range of features and capabilities to meet the most demanding requirements.