Using XDC Templates - Source Synchronous Interfaces - 2024.1 English

UltraFast Design Methodology Guide for FPGAs and SoCs (UG949)

Document ID
UG949
Release Date
2024-05-30
Version
2024.1 English

AMD recommends using I/O constraint templates for the source synchronous interfaces. The source synchronous constraints can be written in several ways. The templates provided by the Vivado Design Suite are based on the default timing analysis path requirement. The syntax is simpler, but the delay values must be adjusted to account for the fact that the setup analysis is performed with different launch and capture edges (1-cycle or 1/2-cycle) instead of same edge (0-cycle). The timing reports can be more difficult to read as the clock edges do not directly correspond to the active ones in hardware. You can navigate to these templates in the Vivado IDE through Tools > Language Templates > XDC > Timing Constraints > Input Delay Constraints > Source Synchronous.