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Availability of Xilinx Viretx 4 and Micron DDR 2 Evaluation Board through Hitech Global.

Availability of Xilinx Viretx 4 and Micron DDR 2 Evaluation Board through Hitech Global.

San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 4, 2005

HiTech Global, the premier designer and distributor of HiTech products, today announced the immediate worldwide availability of Micron® DDR2 memory evaluation kits. The evaluation kit is a complete platform to assist with the rapid prototyping and evaluation of Micron DDR2 memory products with the most advanced Xilinx Virtex-4 FPGA devices (XC4VLX25 or XC4VLX60). An ASIC and FPGA proven DDR 2 Controller IP Core is also available through HiTech Global.

Featuring two 256 megabit (Mb) soldered-down Micron DDR2 components, two DIMM sockets, and a Xilinx Virtex-4™ FPGA device, this evaluation board supports memory data throughput up to 533 Mbps. The general purpose IO (GPIO) header is used to provide communication between the evaluation board and various optional modules such as DVI Tx/Rx, Camera Link I/F, and Optical I/F.

"Offering high-quality and performance Micron DDR2 memory and Xilinx FPGA products, along with technical support from HiTech Global, this evaluation kit provides the most flexible platform for designing DDR2 based product,” said Cyrus Merati, Sr. Director of HiTech Global Marketing and Sales.

“HiTech Global’s evaluation kit featuring Micron DDR2 memory provides numerous performance and time to market benefits,” said Larry French, Micron’s Field Applications Manager for Systems Memory. “Systems designers across a multitude of platforms gain access to a proven solution from tier one suppliers. Micron is uniquely suited to support FPGA-based applications due to our advantages of power, bandwidth, long-term support, quality and reliability, along with a broad offering of memory components and modules.”

Pricing and Availability

The DDR2 memory evaluation kit includes an evaluation board using Micron memory components (MT47H32M16BT-37E) and Xilinx Virtex-4 FPGA devices, a sample application program, users’ manual, and an AC adapter. Micron DRAM DIMMs are also available through HiTech Global. For additional information please contact HiTech Global or visit

Ordering part numbers and prices for the Micron DDR2 memory evaluation kits are listed below:

• TB-4V-LX25-DDR2-M @$ 1,499 (with Xilinx Virtex-4 XC4VLX25-FF668)

• TB-4V-LX60-DDR2-M @$ 2,199 (with Xilinx Virtex-4 XC4VLX60-FF668)

The Micron DDR2 memory evaluation kit is also available at the HiTech Global online store. For online purchasing visit

About HiTech Global

HiTech Global Distribution LLC (HTGD) is a North American based distributor and design house headquartered in San Jose, California. HTGD’s main line of products includes IP Cores, prototyping boards, modules, and embedded system design tools.

HiTech Global Distribution, LLC also provides FPGA, ASIC, SOC, and System design services. For additional information about HiTech Global Distribution, LLC, please visit:


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