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T4160 DDR3 clock

Question asked by Logi Francis on Apr 24, 2018
Latest reply on Apr 24, 2018 by Serguei Podiatchev


I am doing a T4160 based design. I am using DDR3 chip down configuration (not DIMM).  I am using X16 DDR3 chips. So for 64 bit +ECCC (72 bit), we have 5 DDR3 chips. DDR clock signal from T4160 DDR controller is connected to 5 chips.I saw that in Reference manual, Clock distribution, it is mentioned that " If running with many devices, zero-delay PLL clock buffers, JEDEC-JESD82 standard, should be used. These buffers were designed for DDR applications." As per this do i have to use zero delay PLL clock buffer in our design (5 chips)?