Case Study: Consumer and Industrial Electronics Company

Challenges

  • Purchased DesignWare Logic Libraries to meet the following project challenges:
    • Met aggressive power targets
    • Met aggressive area targets

Use Case

  • Used Synopsys’ DesignWare Logic Libraries at the 40-nm LP process node.
  • Implemented the following functions containing DesignWare Logic Libraries:
    • ARM CPU cores
    • DSP cores

Results

  • Purchased Synopsys’ DesignWare Logic Libraries for for the following main reason(s):
    • Preferred supplier contract
  • Rated the following DesignWare Logic Library attributes:
    • Speed: differentiated
    • Area: differentiated
    • completeness of solution (for example, Power Optimization Kit): differentiated
  • Achieved 6 – 10% additional performance with DesignWare Logic Libraries over competing alternatives.
  • Saved 6 – 10% in area savings with DesignWare Logic Libraries over competing alternatives.
  • Realized 1 – 5% in power savings with DesignWare Logic Libraries over competing alternatives.
  • Achieved the following with DesignWare Logic Libraries:
    • Achieved first-pass silicon success
    • Met design’s performance goals
    • Met design’s area goals
    • Reduced development cost

Testimonials

“By using DesignWare Logic Libraries, we reduced development cost.”

Source:
TechValidate Survey of a Small Business Electronics Company

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Validated on Aug 12, 2013


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