An FPGA Developer’s Guide to Cheap Development Boards
Finally, a detailed and all-encompassing guide for those of us with an addiction to buying new FPGA development boards.
Joel Williams’ list starts off by outlining the criteria that he looks for in an FPGA development board. He makes the great point to consider what peripherals you need for your project and which of those peripherals are the most difficult to recreate yourself.
This list is a really great resource for hobbyists, students, and industry engineers alike. The boards on this list are grouped together by FPGA chip manufacturer. The vast majority of the boards on this list are under a $150 price point with a few exceptions.