The Stratix IV device family contains three optimized variants to meet different
■ Stratix IV E (Enhanced) FPGAs—up to 813,050 logic elements (LEs), 33,294 kilobits
(Kb) RAM, and 1,288 18 x 18 bit multipliers
■ Stratix IV GX transceiver FPGAs—up to 531,200 LEs, 27,376 Kb RAM, 1,288
18 x 18-bit multipliers, and 48 full-duplex clock data recovery (CDR)-based
transceivers at up to 8.5 Gbps
■ Stratix IV GT—up to 531,200 LEs, 27,376 Kb RAM, 1,288 18 x 18-bit multipliers,
and 48 full-duplex CDR-based transceivers at up to 11.3 Gbps
The complete Altera high-end solution includes the lowest risk, lowest total cost path
to volume using HardCopy IV ASICs for all the family variants, a comprehensive
portfolio of application solutions customized for end-markets, and the industry
leading Quartus II software to increase productivity and performance.
f For information about upcoming Stratix IV device features, refer to the Upcoming
Stratix IV Device Features document.
f For information about changes to the currently published Stratix IV Device Handbook,
refer to the Addendum to the Stratix IV Device Handbook chapter.
This chapter contains the following sections:
■ “Feature Summary” on page 1–2
■ “Architecture Features” on page 1–6
■ “Integrated Software Platform” on page 1–19
■ “Ordering Information” on page 1–19