Synopsys Announces Availability of DesignWare IP on Samsung 14LPP and 10LPP Process Technologies
Silicon-Proven IP Portfolio Provides Low-Risk Path to Silicon Success for SoC Designs on Samsung's Advanced Process Technologies

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --


  • DesignWare Interface IP portfolio for Samsung 14LPP and 10LPP processes includes USB 3.1/3.0/2.0, PCI Express 4.0, HDMI 2.1/2.0, LPDDR4 and DDR4
  • IP development builds on long history of successful collaboration, which has resulted in millions of units shipped with high-quality DesignWare IP on Samsung's process technologies

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), today announced availability of a broad portfolio of DesignWare® IP on Samsung Electronics' 14LPP and 10LPP process technologies including USB 3.1/3.0/2.0, PCI Express® 4.0, HDMI 2.1/2.0, LPDDR4 and DDR4. This latest development on Samsung's advanced process technologies builds on more than 10 years of successful collaboration between the two companies, providing designers with high-quality IP that enables them to lower integration risk and achieve first-pass silicon success.

"Samsung Foundry's collaboration with Synopsys over the last decade has enabled our mutual customers to achieve silicon success in millions of production units," said Ryan Lee, vice president of Foundry Marketing Team at Samsung Electronics. "As designs get more complex and migrate to advanced technologies, it is very important to partner with Synopsys to develop high-quality IP solutions that enable our customers to differentiate their products, accelerate schedules and quickly ramp into production with our 14LPP and 10LPP process technologies."

"Our long and successful collaboration with Samsung Foundry has enabled us to provide designers with a broad portfolio of silicon-proven DesignWare IP on Samsung's process technologies ranging from 180-nm to 10-nm," said John Koeter, vice president of marketing for IP at Synopsys. "As the leading provider of physical IP with more than 75 test chip tapeouts on FinFET processes, Synopsys makes significant investments in developing IP on advanced nodes to help designers meet their power, performance and area targets."


  • DesignWare USB 3.0 and HDMI 2.0 for Samsung 14LPP process are available now.  
  • DesignWare USB 2.0, USB 3.1, PCI Express 4.0, HDMI 2.1, LPDDR4, and DDR4 for Samsung 14LPP and 10LPP processes are scheduled to be available and silicon validated in the second half of 2017.

About DesignWare IP

Synopsys is a leading provider of high-quality, silicon-proven IP solutions for SoC designs. The broad DesignWare IP portfolio includes logic libraries, embedded memories, embedded test, analog IP, complete interface IP solutions consisting of controller, PHY and next-generation verification IP, embedded processors and subsystems. To accelerate prototyping, software development and integration of IP into SoCs, Synopsys' IP Accelerated initiative offers IP prototyping kits, IP software development kits and IP subsystems. Synopsys' extensive investment in IP quality, comprehensive technical support and robust IP development methodology enables designers to reduce integration risk and accelerate time-to-market. For more information on DesignWare IP, visit

About Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) is the Silicon to Software™ partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications we rely on every day. As the world's 15th largest software company, Synopsys has a long history of being a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. Whether you're a system-on-chip (SoC) designer creating advanced semiconductors, or a software developer writing applications that require the highest security and quality, Synopsys has the solutions needed to deliver innovative, high-quality, secure products. Learn more at

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