Nios II Embedded Design Suite Release Notes

ID 683228
Date 6/17/2015
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1.3.1. Nios II Gen2 Processor Core

The last version of the Nios II is 14.0 and it is named Nios II Classic. Nios II versions after this build are called Nios II Gen2.

The Nios II Gen2 processors are binary compatible with the Nios II Classic processors, but have the following new features:
  • Options for a 64-bit address range
  • Optional peripheral memory region
  • Faster and more deterministic arithmetic instructions