Venice, Florida — Synopsys, Inc. announced that the 2007.12 release of its
PrimeTime® suite has improved performance for both static timing
and signal integrity analysis. Broad improvements in design data
reading and linking, intelligent disk caching, incremental timing updates and
fine tuning of algorithms have resulted in significant runtime improvements
and reduction of memory utilization over the 2006.12 release while maintaining
golden signoff accuracy. These performance improvements have
been confirmed on a variety of designs ranging in size from 1 million to 40
Synopsys will deliver a tutorial at the Synopsys Users Group (SNUG) San Jose
2008 event covering further techniques for reducing runtimes beyond the out-of-the-box performance improvement of the PrimeTime 2007.12 release. SNUG
San Jose 2008 will take place from March 31 through April 2, 2008 at the Santa
Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.
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