SAN JOSE, Calif., 03 Jun 2015
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Key Genus Synthesis Solution features and capabilities include:
- Massively parallel architecture - The tool performs timing-driven distributed synthesis of a design across multiple cores and machines. All key steps in the synthesis flow leverage both multiple machines and multiple CPU cores per machine.
- Physically aware context generation - The complete timing and physical context for any subset of a design can be extracted and used to drive RTL unit-level synthesis with full consideration of chip-level timing and placement, significantly reducing iterations between chip-level and unit-level synthesis runs.
- Unified global routing with Innovus™ Implementation System - Genus Synthesis Solution and Cadence Innovus Implementation System, a next-generation physical implementation solution, share an enhanced 4X faster timing-driven global router that enables tight correlation of both timing and wirelength to within 5 percent from synthesis to place and route.
- Global analytical architecture-level PPA optimization - The solution incorporates a new datapath optimization engine that concurrently considers many different datapath architectures across the whole design and then leverages an analytical solver to pick the architectures that achieve the globally optimal PPA. This engine delivers up to 20 percent reduction in datapath area without any impact on performance.
"With Genus Synthesis Solution, we see a significant opportunity to improve RTL design productivity and make more aggressive architecture-level optimizations to improve PPA," said Dr. Anirudh Devgan, senior vice president and general manager of the Digital & Signoff Group at Cadence. "Early customers are already deploying the solution in their RTL design flows and reporting significantly better turnaround times and throughput compared to competing solutions."
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