Device Family: Stratix® V

Type: Answers

Type: Errata

Area: EMIF

Area: Intellectual Property



Higher Delays and Skews Expected for UniPHY External Memory Interfaces Corner I/Os in Stratix V Devices

Description

In Stratix V devices, the corner I/O banks are expected to have higher core-to-I/O and I/O-to-core delay and skew values than the other I/O banks, and are unsuitable for interfacing with external memory at frequencies above 667 MHz.The characteristics of the corner I/O banks are not yet reflected in the Stratix V timing models available in version 10.1 of the Quartus II software; consequently, timing analysis will not accurately characterize the performance of the corner I/Os.

Workaround/Fix

Avoid using the outer I/O banks at the upper and lower sides of the device.