[Libre-soc-dev] HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort on SBC (like Raspberry Pi) and on BMC

Cole Poirier colepoirier at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 07:49:54 GMT 2021

On Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 9:38 PM Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com> wrote:
> I suspect that the data routing dwarfing the i/o pad power draw may
> only apply for the application where you'd seen those figures,
> otherwise no one would have bothered with reducing i/o pad power draw.
> Also, 8x256-bit for a single 32-bit interface is crazily huge, I'd
> expect a lot of applications to not use that many internal data
> busses, reducing power draw.

What is the purpose of having 2048 internal wires per 32bit DRAM
interface? I'm utterly confused, wouldn't you have the internal bus
width match that of the external interface?


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