With hundreds of DesignWare® DDR Memory Interface IP design wins, Synopsys is best positioned to help with DDR design needs. Our experts provide RTL-to-GDSII services to harden a DesignWare DDR IP core and assist with integration into the System-on-Chip (SoC). Figure 1 illustrates a DesignWare DDR and universal controller implementation. Every design is unique, and with our DDR IP protocol expertise including architecture-to-GDSII we can help you achieve your design goals.
Figure 1: Synopsys DesignWare DDR IP core implementation
Synopsys DDR experts will take your unique design inputs (see Figure 1) including DesignWare DDR PHY IP configuration, RTL, IO pad order, block-level and SoC constraints (e.g., target frequency, data/address widths, DDR shape requirements, signal/power/ground ratio and signoff corners) and do the physical design to harden the DDR PHY IP according to your specific SoC requirements. Hardening is split into preliminary and final implementation phases to provide an intermediate review step, allowing appropriate design constraint changes before final implementation.
Figure 2: Synopsys RTL-to-GDSII DDR IP hardening services and deliverables
Additionally, up-to five days of on-site physical design assistance is typically included to help with integration of the DDR PHY into the SoC. Synopsys consultants can also assist with verification of the DDR sub-system.
In addition to DesignWare DDR memory interface IP hardening services, Synopsys offers a wide range of other services to assist with your design needs, including:
Synopsys Professional Services assists customers in achieving more than a hundred successful tape-outs every year. These designs span a broad spectrum of applications, chip sizes, complexity and process nodes. This extensive resume enables our consultants to draw upon their valuable experience with the issues and solutions to get a chip to tape-out, helping you to avoid costly delays.
For more information on Synopsys’ complete portfolio of consulting and design services, visit www.synopsys.com/sps or contact your Synopsys sales representative at +1.650.584.5000.
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