Case Study: Medium Enterprise Consumer Products Company

Challenges

  • Purchased DesignWare Logic Libraries to meet the following project challenges:
    • Met aggressive performance targets
    • Met aggressive power targets
    • Met aggressive time-to-market window

Use Case

  • Used Synopsys’ DesignWare Logic Libraries at the 65-nm G process node.
  • Implemented the following functions containing DesignWare Logic Libraries:
    • Other CPU cores (e.g., MIPS, PowerPC, ARC, etc.)
    • GPU cores (e.g., Imagination cores, ARM Mali cores, etc.)
    • Video processing cores (e.g., Imagination, Vivante, etc.)
    • DSP cores
    • Microcontroller cores
    • Interface cores (USB, PCIe, DDR, MIPI, SATA, etc.)
    • Other blocks of the SoC

Results

  • Purchased Synopsys’ DesignWare Logic Libraries for the following main reason(s):
    • Higher speed compared to other solutions
    • Lower power compared to other solutions
    • Lower area compared to other solutions
    • Extensive silicon success
    • Quality of the IP
    • Ease of integration effort
    • EDA view support
    • Availability on required process node(s)
  • Rated silicon validation and EDA view support of DesignWare Logic Library attributes as highly differentiated.
  • Rated the following DesignWare Logic Library attributes as differentiated:
    • Speed
    • Power consumption
    • Ease of routing
    • Features/capabilities
    • Completeness of solution (for example, Power Optimization Kit)
  • Achieved 11 to 15% additional performance with DesignWare Logic Libraries over competing alternatives.
  • Achieved a 6 to 10% saving in area and power 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 power goals
    • Accelerated development schedule
    • Achieved first-to-market success
    • Received knowledgeable and responsive technical support
Source:
TechValidate Survey of a Medium Enterprise Consumer Products Company

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