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AR# 33590

ISE Simulator (ISim) - What is ISim Hardware Co-Simulation (HWC, HWCoSim)? Is it supported?

Description

What is Hardware Co-Simulation (HWC, HWCoSim)? Is it supported?

Solution


The ISim HWC feature allows for accelerated functional simulation (up to 100x compared to SW only simulation) for compute intensive designs, HDL testbench reuse for testing a design running in hardware, and incremental FPGA testing of blocks of a design IP simulation in Hardware versus slower gate-level simulation models.

This feature is supported starting in ISE 13.1 software.

For further information, refer to the latest ISim User Guide:
http://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/sw_manuals/xilinx13_3/plugin_ism.pdf
AR# 33590
Date Created 01/31/2011
Last Updated 01/30/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
Tools
  • ISE Design Suite - 13.1
  • ISE Design Suite - 13.2
  • ISE Design Suite - 13.3