How about benchmarking Opensource openSTA against ——?

So, I took up two STA tools, OpenSTA from openroad project and “——-” from “——-“, to explain, to some extent, what “bench-marking” means to me. I would also encourage everyone reading this blog to come up with their definitions of “bench-marks” for other tools and we can model that. You can fill-up “——” with one of your favorite industry grade EDA tools. The concept of benchmark won’t change

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Common clock path pessimism removal (CPPR) – Part 1

Hello Let me quote “Winston S Churchill”, who said “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.”  So pessimism is not good, and so is true for a timing path as well. 🙂 With On-Chip variation, we might introduce extra pessimism in […]

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