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Yes, robotman, it's THAT EASY with Certify, especially if your prototype has multiple FPGAs. Usually prototypes run at 1/2 ASIC speed. Xilinx has 2 families suitable for ASIC Prototyping : Virtex-E(M) and VirtexII. Virtex-E speedgrade 6 runs a little faster than VirtexII grade 4. So unless you need some specific feature of VirtexII, price is your major consideration.