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January 2020

SiFiveJan 27, 2020

With SiFive, We Can Change the World

A Note from Chris Lattner, New SVP of Platform Engineering

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SiFiveJan 21, 2020

High-Bandwidth Core Access to Accelerators: Enabling Optimized Data Transfers with RISC-V

Domain-specific accelerators (DSAs) are becoming increasingly common in SoCs. A DSA provides higher performance per watt by optimizing the specialized function it implements. Examples of DSAs include compression/decompression units, random number generators and network packet processors. A DSA is typically connected to the core complex using a standard IO interconnect, such as an AXI bus (Figure 1).

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SiFiveJan 13, 2020

Fast Access to Accelerators: Enabling Optimized Data Transfer with RISC-V

Domain-specific accelerators (DSAs) are becoming increasingly common in systems-on-chip (SoCs). A DSA provides higher performance per watt than a general-purpose processor by optimizing the specialized function it implements. Examples of DSAs include compression/decompression units, random number generators and network packet processors. A DSA is typically connected to the core complex using a standard IO interconnect, such as an AXI bus.

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