Featured Articles

Intel refreshes CPU roadmap

Intel refreshes CPU roadmap

Intel has revealed an update to its CPU roadmap and some things have changed in 2015 and beyond. Let’s start with the…

More...
Hands on: Nvidia Shield Tablet with Android 5.0

Hands on: Nvidia Shield Tablet with Android 5.0

We broke the news of Nvidia's ambitious gaming tablet plans back in May and now the Shield tablet got a bit…

More...
Nokia N1 Android tablet ships in Q1 2015

Nokia N1 Android tablet ships in Q1 2015

Nokia has announced its first Android tablet and when we say Nokia, we don’t mean Microsoft. The Nokia N1 was designed…

More...
Marvell launches octa-core 64-bit PXA1936

Marvell launches octa-core 64-bit PXA1936

Marvell is better known for its storage controllers, but the company doesn’t want to give up on the smartphone and…

More...
Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia GTX 970 SLI tested

Nvidia recently released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture, with exceptional performance-per-watt. The Geforce GTX 970…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 19:06

ARM announces Cortex-A15 MP4 Hard Macro processor

Written by Slobodan Simic

arm logo


Quad core Cortex-A15


Following its dual-core Cortex A15 design, ARM has now announced its newest quad-core Cortex-A15 MP4 Hard Macro processor.

Based on the new 28nm architecture the quad-core Cortex-A15 will carry the "hard macro" brand, which means that it will have fixed specifications, thus enabling manufacturers to bring products to market more quickly and at a lower cost.

On the technical side, the new quad-core Cortex-A15 MP4 works at 2GHz, provides performance of over 20,000 DMIPS and includes Neon and FPU technology, ECC for L1 and L2 RAMs, 2x32KB L1 and 2MB of L2 cache. You can check out more about the features over at ARM blog.

The good side of the story is that ARM managed to provide additional performance while staying within the power consumption envelope of the Cortex-A9 hard macro processor, thanks to the 28nm process.

Thanks to, what ARM calls, extremely competitive balance of performance and power, ARM believes that this one could end up to be a perfect choice for notebooks as well as extreme performance-oriented network and enterprise devices.

ARM plans to unveil the full configuration and implementation details at the Cool Chips conference that will be held on 18th of April in Yokohama, Japan.

 arm qccortexa15mp4 1

Last modified on Tuesday, 17 April 2012 20:20
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments