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Northwest Logic Controllers

Silicon-proven, high-performance digital IP controller cores from Northwest Logic, a Rambus company, are optimized for use in SoCs, ASICs and FPGAs. Northwest Logic’s market leading solutions for memory, PCIe and MIPI address data center, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), communications and automotive applications.

Product FamilyProtocolApplication
Memory ControllersHBM2, GDDR6, DDR4/3, LPDDR4AI, Automotive, Data Center, Edge, Mobile
PCI Express ControllersPCIe 5.0, 4.0, 3.0, 2.1, 1.1Data Center, Computing, Edge, Networking
MIPI ControllersCSI-2, DSI-2Mobile
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Standards Compatible

Faster time-to-market

Assured interoperable

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Improved Performance

Industry-leading data rates

Higher bandwidth

Easy Integration

Full integration and verification with PHY

Source code available

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Flexible Options

Multi-interface support

Full set of add-on cores

Northwest Logic, a Rambus company, is dedicated to providing high-performance, silicon-proven, and easy-to-use digital controller cores. Northwest Logic solutions with Rambus high-performance PHYs provide a one-stop-shop for chip designers requiring best-in-class interface IP.

Going Beyond GPUs with GDDR6

Going Beyond GPUs with GDDR6

Supported by Micron Technology, SK Hynix and Samsung, GDDR6 SGRAM will feature a maximum data transfer rate of 16 Gbps, along with an operating voltage of 1.35V. GDDR6 offers higher densities compared to previous-generation graphics memory. In addition, GDDR6 doubles the speed (12–16 Gb/s) of GDDR5 and provides more than 5X the 3.2 Gb/s speed of DDR4. Although initially targeted at game consoles and PC graphics, the latest iteration of GDDR is expected to be deployed across multiple verticals, with Micron specifically highlighting the data center and automotive sector.

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