Altera to Build Next-Generation, High-Performance FPGAs on Intel's 14 nm Tri-Gate Technology

   Altera to Build Next-Generation, High-Performance FPGAs on Intel's 14 nm
                             Tri-Gate Technology

PR Newswire

SAN JOSE and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013

SAN JOSE and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Altera
Corporation and Intel Corporation today announced that the companies have
entered into an agreement for the future manufacture of Altera FPGAs on
Intel's 14 nm tri-gate transistor technology. These next-generation products,
which target ultra high-performance systems for military, wireline
communications, cloud networking, and compute and storage applications, will
enable breakthrough levels of performance and power efficiencies not otherwise
possible.

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"Altera's FPGAs using Intel 14 nm technology will enable customers to design
with the most advanced, highest-performing FPGAs in the industry," said John
Daane, president, CEO and chairman of Altera. "In addition, Altera gains a
tremendous competitive advantage at the high end in that we are the only major
FPGA company with access to this technology."

Altera's next-generation products will now include 14 nm, in addition to
previously announced 20 nm technologies, extending the company's tailored
product portfolio that meets myriad customer needs for performance, bandwidth
and power efficiency across diverse end applications.

"We look forward to collaborating with Altera on manufacturing leading-edge
FPGAs, leveraging Intel's leadership in process technology," said Brian
Krzanich, chief operating officer, Intel. "Next-generation products from
Altera require the highest performance and most power-efficient technology
available, and Intel is well positioned to provide the most advanced
offerings."

Adding this world-class manufacturer to Altera's strong foundation of
leading-edge suppliers and partners furthers the company's ability to deliver
on the promise of silicon convergence; to integrate hardware and software
programmability, microprocessors, digital signal processing, and ASIC
capability into a single device; and deliver a more flexible and economical
alternative to traditional ASICs and ASSPs.

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About Altera

Altera (NASDAQ: ALTR) is a leading provider of programmable logic solutions
that enable system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost effectively
innovate, differentiate and win in their markets. Find out more about Altera's
FPGAs, SoCs, CPLDs and ASICs at www.altera.com. Follow Altera via Facebook,
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SOURCE Altera Corporation

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