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Xilinx Provides December Quarter Business Update

SAN JOSE, Calif.
Dec 5, 2007

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today released its business update for the December quarter of fiscal 2008.

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  -- December quarter sales are expected to be up 2% to 6% sequentially,
     consistent with the Company's previous guidance.
  -- Gross margin and operating expense guidance remains unchanged:  Gross
     margin is expected to be 62%-63% and operating expenses are expected to
     be flat sequentially.

No conference call will be held in conjunction with this business update. Additional commentary pertaining to the quarter will be available when the company reports its third quarter financial results on January 17, 2008.

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About Xilinx

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

   Investor Relations Contact:
   Lori Owen
   Xilinx, Inc.
   (408) 879-6911


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