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Xilinx to Demonstrate 43% Logic Performance Advantage in New Web-Based E-Learning Module

Industry's Highest Performance Virtex-4 FPGAs to be Featured First in Series of Online Educational Modules on xilinx.com

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Nov 29, 2004

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), the world's leading programmable logic provider, today announced an educational E- Learning module on "Achieving Breakthrough Performance in Virtex-4™ FPGAs". The module, scheduled for release the week of December 6, 2004 on xilinx.com, is the first in a series of web-based educational modules offered on various topics of interest to the design community. This particular module will demonstrate how to optimize Virtex-4 FPGAs and the Xilinx ISE™ software design environment to take advantage of its industry-leading performance. Xilinx Virtex-4 FPGAs are the fastest FPGAs available with up to 43 percent higher performance than any competing FPGA family.

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Virtex-4 domain-optimized FPGAs provide an ideal mix of features and the greatest choice of devices of any FPGA product line on the market today for applications including general logic design, signal processing, high-speed serial communications and embedded processing. Customers can choose from 17 device options across three platforms: Virtex-4 LX FPGAs, optimized for logic- intensive designs; SX FPGAs, optimized for high-performance signal processing; and FX FPGAs, optimized for high-speed serial connectivity and embedded processing. The Virtex-4 family features not only the highest performance and most advanced technology, but also the highest logic capacity and lowest power consumption of any high-end FPGA family. Devices are shipping now. For more information on the E-Learning module and the Virtex-4 product family, visit http://www.xilinx.com/virtex4 next week.

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Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) is the worldwide leader of programmable logic solutions. Additional information about Xilinx is available at http://www.xilinx.com/ .

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