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SPC560D clock source

Question asked by Patrik Schantl on Oct 8, 2014
Latest reply on Nov 14, 2014 by Erwan Y

If I am using the command "asm volatile ("nop");", how long should the controller need to execute this command?

I ask this question because I have tried to use it as an indicator for the system clock. Currently, I am using the SPC560D discovery board and my clock source is the FMPLL, configured for a clock of 48MHz. The SPC5-UDESTK and UDE Visual Platform shows me an execution time of 208ns for this command. This seems too much for me for a system clock of 48Mhz. Shouldn´t it be around 10ns?

To do another test, I used the internal 16Mhz RC as system clock. The strange thing is, that the execution time for this command is exactly the same.

Best regards,