Verification of Graphics ASICs (Part I)

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Verification of Graphics ASICs (Part I)

  1. 1. DV ClubWestford MAVerification of Graphics ASICsShaw YangGary GreensteinAMD Marlborough MAMay 28, 2008
  2. 2. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA2 May 30, 2008AgendaAMD OverviewGPU Systems Overview3D Graphics BasicsPretty PicturesVerification ChallengesSize and complexityLayered CODE and TestbenchesHW EmulationFunctional Coverage
  3. 3. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA3 May 30, 2008AMD Overview
  4. 4. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA4 May 30, 20084New form factorsEmerging marketopportunities andconvergence - x86Across all thescreens of your lifeAMD Leading the WayMay 7, 20084
  5. 5. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA5 May 30, 2008The Graphics Market
  6. 6. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA6 May 30, 2008Today’s AMD: CapabilitiesSegmentsGeographyStrengthsCustomers/PartnersProductsTechMFGCadence Rapid System Level Verification TechTorial6Blending world-class knowledge, cultures and peopleServer Workstation Desktop Game Notebook DTV HandheldconsolesGreater Latin Europe North Korea JapanChina America AmericaDistribution PC OEM Retail Digital ODM ConsumerHandheld MediaMicroprocessors Customer Best-in- Chipset Graphics & MediaFocus Class Products Processors64-bit Multi- Hyper- Tech-Centric CrossFire Avivo Low H.264Core Transport Culture PowerFabs and Process Technology Foundry Partnerships
  7. 7. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA7 May 30, 2008Transform Processing TechnologyCPUDrivers BIOSMediaCentricGraphicsCentricDataCentricGeneralPurposePlatformsGPUChipsetDrivers BIOS Drivers BIOS
  8. 8. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA8 May 30, 2008GPU System Overview
  9. 9. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA9 May 30, 2008GPU in PC System – Discrete GraphicsAGP / PCI ExpressToDisplayGraphicsMemorySystemMemoryRS690SB700
  10. 10. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA10 May 30, 2008GPU in PC System – Integrated GraphicsTo DisplayAGP / PCI ExpressGraphicsMemorySystemMemoryRS690GSB700
  11. 11. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA11 May 30, 2008GPU in Desktop SystemPC ChassisIntegratedGraphics
  12. 12. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA12 May 30, 2008GPU in Notebook SystemIntegratedGraphicsDiscreteGraphics
  13. 13. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA13 May 30, 20083D Graphics Basics
  14. 14. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA14 May 30, 2008Computerized Graphics
  15. 15. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA15 May 30, 2008The Digital World
  16. 16. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA16 May 30, 2008Vertexes, Polygons and PixelsVertex 1Vertex 2Vertex 3Triangle MeshWire Frame
  17. 17. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA17 May 30, 2008Creating the Objects – VertexesVertexes
  18. 18. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA18 May 30, 2008Creating the Objects – PolygonsObject Geometry
  19. 19. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA19 May 30, 2008Scan ConversionConversion from triangles to pixelsBreak up triangles into raster elements (pixels)Prepare them for per-fragment processingScan line
  20. 20. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA20 May 30, 2008Creating the Objects – Pixels
  21. 21. AMD: DV Club - Westford MA21 May 30, 2008Creating the Objects – TexturesTexture

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