ARM Unveils Cortex-A15 MPCore Processor

Posted: Sep 9 2010, 8:38am CDT | by , Updated: Sep 9 2010, 8:51am CDT, in News | Computer Hardware

 

ARM Unveils Cortex-A15 MPCore Processor
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Quad-core ARM CPU anyone?

ARM has pulled the wraps off a new mobile processor called the Coretex-A15. This processor can be had with four cores and is aimed at mobile devices and high-end digital home gear. The processor has support for Android, Flash, Java, windows Embedded, Symbian, Ubuntu and other OS'.

ARM says that the A15 uses an out-of-order superscalar pipeline and that it promises over five times the performance for advanced smartphones compared to today's processors. The A15 will run at up to 2.5GHz and can have a L2 cache up to 4MB in size.

The A15 running in the 1GHz - 1.5GHz range will be a single or dual core processor for smartphones. In the digital home entrainment market, the processor can run at 1GHz to 2GHz and be had in dual or quad-core processors. The A15 can also be scaled to octo-core or large configurations for wireless infrastructure uses.

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