The Cadence® Controller IP for USB 3.1/3.0 offerings include xHCI Host (3.0), Device (3.0/3.1), and Dual-Role Device (3.0/3.1) controllers. USB 3.0 IP from Cadence was one of the first to receive a certification for compliance with the USB 3.0 specification from USB-IF.

Key Benefits

Complete IP Solution

PHY+ controller+ firmware solution facilitates rapid SoC development

Comprehensive Power and Clock Gating Feature

Enable substantial power saving applications

Industry-Standard Interfaces

Simplify system integration effort


  • Full Link Power Management (U0, U1, U2, and U3) with LFPS support
  • Up to 15 IN and 15 OUT configurable endpoints
  • Power and clock gating feature support
  • Multi-channel Scatter/Gather DMA with TRB caching
  • AXI features 128-bit datapath width and 64-bit address width