Cyclone® IV FPGAs

The Cyclone® IV FPGA family extends the Intel® Cyclone® FPGA series leadership in providing low power FPGAs, with transceiver options. Ideal for high-volume, cost-sensitive applications, Cyclone® IV FPGAs enable you to meet increasing bandwidth requirements. The product family is recommended for Edge-Centric applications and designs.

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Cyclone® IV FPGAs


Cyclone® IV FPGAs continue the Intel® Cyclone® series tradition of offering low power and high functionality. Cyclone® IV GX FPGAs feature integrated transceivers at up to 3.125 Gbps.

The logic and routing core fabric is surrounded by I/O elements (IOEs) and phase-locked loops (PLLs). Both GX and E devices have four general-purpose PLLs located at each corner of the die. The Cyclone® IV GX FPGA has I/O elements at the top, bottom, and right sides of the die, while the Cyclone® IV E FPGA has I/Os on all four sides of the die. The left side of the Cyclone® IV GX FPGA die has up to eight transceivers in two quads consisting of four transceivers per quad. The top and bottom of each transceiver quad features a multi-purpose PLL (MPLL) that the transceiver or the FPGA fabric can use.

Integrated Transceivers

Cyclone® IV GX FPGAs are built with Intel's proven GX transceiver technology, known for excellent jitter performance and superior signal integrity. The PCI-SIG-compliant transceiver variant supports a wide variety of serial protocols. Cyclone® IV GX FPGAs also feature hard intellectual property (IP) block for PCI Express x1, x2, and x4 in rootport and endpoint configurations.

Product and Performance Information


Retail prices reported as of 26 Jan 2022 21:34:07 GMT