PCI Express 6.0 Design Considerations and IP Implementation

PCI Express 6.0 Design Considerations and IP Implementation
by Daniel Nenni on 06-24-2021 at 10:00 am

SoC designers, looking to get a jump start on their PCI Express (PCIe) 6.0 designs must be aware of several new considerations in addition to doubling of the data rate to 64 GT/s. Accessing a complete IP solution that offers optimized performance and seamless interoperability between the controller and PHY, achieving timing closure
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How PCI Express 6.0 Can Enhance Bandwidth-Hungry High-Performance Computing SoCs

How PCI Express 6.0 Can Enhance Bandwidth-Hungry High-Performance Computing SoCs
by gruggles on 04-12-2021 at 2:00 pm

How PCI Express 6.0 Can Enhance Bandwidth Hungry High Performance Computing SoCs

What do genome sequencing, engineering modeling and simulation, and big data analytics have in common? They’re all bandwidth-hungry applications with complex data workloads. High-performance computing (HPC) systems deliver the parallel processing capabilities to generate detailed and valuable insights from these applications.

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Synopsys is Extending CXL Applications with New IP

Synopsys is Extending CXL Applications with New IP
by Mike Gianfagna on 12-17-2020 at 10:00 am

CXLs busy timeline

Compute Express Link (CXL), a new open interconnect standard, targets intensive workloads for CPUs and purpose-built accelerators where efficient, coherent memory access between a host and device is required. A consortium to enable this new standard is in place, and a lot of heavy hitters are behind the standard, including … Read More


Accelerating High-Performance Computing SoC Designs with Synopsys IP

Accelerating High-Performance Computing SoC Designs with Synopsys IP
by Daniel Nenni on 07-22-2020 at 6:00 am

Synopsys DesignWare IP

Semiconductor IP is one of the most talked about topics on SemiWiki. Always has been, always will be. Synopsys is also one of the most talked about topics on SemiWiki and IP is a very big part of that, absolutely.

After reading Eric Esteve’s latest IP Report I Googled around and found some interesting things. First, I found a Brief HistoryRead More