Case Study: Medium Enterprise Automotive & Transport Company


  • Purchased DesignWare Logic Libraries to meet the following project challenges:
    • Met aggressive performance targets
    • Met aggressive area targets
    • Met aggressive time-to-market window
    • Obtained high yield
    • Reduce project risk
    • Enabled design team to focus on differentiated portions of their design

Use Case

  • Used Synopsys’ DesignWare Logic Libraries at the 40-nm LP process node.
  • Implemented the following functions containing DesignWare Logic Libraries:
    • Other CPU cores (e.g., MIPS, PowerPC, ARC, etc.)
    • Interface cores (USB, PCIe, DDR, MIPI, SATA, etc.)


  • Purchased Synopsys’ DesignWare Logic Libraries for the following main reason(s):
    • Quality of the IP
    • Availability on required process node(s)
  • Rated DesignWare Logic Libraries’ speed as highly differentiated and differentiated on the following attributes:
    • Power consumption
    • Area
    • Ease of routing
    • Features/capabilities
    • Silicon validation
  • Achieved 16 to 20% additional performance with DesignWare Logic Libraries over competing alternatives.
  • Achieved 16 to 20% area and power savings with DesignWare Logic Libraries over competing alternatives.
  • Achieved first-to-market success with DesignWare Logic Libraries.


“Availability of DesignWare Logic Libraries on advanced process nodes helped accelerate time to market of our product.”

TechValidate Survey of a Medium Enterprise Automotive & Transport Company

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Validated on Oct 10, 2013

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