ARM Demonstrates Highest Performance ARM11 Family Processor

Jul 13, 2005

ARM has recently demonstrated the first test chip of its ARM11 MPCore synthesizable processor which has demonstrated performance equivalent to a 1.2GHz ARM11 family processor, with power consumption of approximately 600mW while delivering 1440 DMIPS of aggregate performance.

The test chip, which comprises four processors running with cache coherence, was constructed using a generic 130nm technology with no process optimizations for performance or power, and achieved this high-performance and scalability with existing applications developed for non-multiprocessing system technology. It features a full Linux SMP OS port and applications, and shows the automatic balancing of application loads among processors with overall reduction of consumed energy.

The ARM11 MPCore processor test chip is "right-first-time" and is the result of an ongoing collaboration between ARM and NEC to co-develop a next-generation multiprocessor core based on Symmetric Multi-Processing (SMP).

The ARM11 MPCore test chip demonstration platform is available to ARM Partners now, for evaluation and solution development.

Explore further: Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Scientists get set for simulated nuclear inspection

12 hours ago

Some 40 scientists and technicians from around the world will descend on Jordan in November to take part in a simulated on-site inspection of a suspected nuclear test site on the banks of the Dead Sea.

Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

12 hours ago

Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure.

Recommended for you

Jumping into streaming TV

3 hours ago

More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want.

Job listing service ZipRecruiter raises $63 million

4 hours ago

ZipRecruiter, a California start-up that tries to simplify tasks for recruiters, has raised $63 million in initial venture capital funding as the 4-year-old service races to keep up with growing demand.

PIN customers can avoid heat of thief's phone attachment

4 hours ago

Engineer Mark Rober has some words of advice in guarding the safety of your PIN. His advice comes in the form of a video where he demonstrates that a thief can steal a PIN by using a thermal imaging attachment ...

User comments : 0