Processors

Sitara™ Arm® Cortex®-A15 Processors

High-performance Cortex-A15 based devices with multimedia or networking acceleration

The Arm Cortex-A15 processor is proven in a range of different markets and is an increasingly popular choice in networking infrastructure, delivering high-performance processing capability combined with low power consumption. The Cortex-A15 processor delivers roughly twice the performance of the Cortex-A9 processor and can achieve 3.5 DMIPS/MHz.

Arm Cortex-A15 Performance

Broad performance ranges for Arm solutions

  • Single, dual and quad cores
  • 3.5 DMIPS/MHz
  • NEON and VFP floating point engines
Arm Cortex-A15 applications

Designed for power and cost-sensitive applications

  • Factory automation
  • HMI
  • Grid infrastructure

Robust hardware enablement for differentiated peripherals

  • Gigabit Ethernet switch
  • 2D/3D Graphics
  • HD Video
  • SATA
  • 10 Gb Ethernet
  • PCIe Gen2
  • Multimedia encoders/decoders
  • Industrial communication subsystem
  • M4s for general applications

Arm Cortex-A15 devices

AM5K2Ex

66AK2G02

66AK2Hx

66AK2L06

AM57x

MHz per core 1.25 GHz - 1.4 GHz
600 MHz
1.0 GHz - 1.4 GHz
(Arm)
1.0 - 1.2 GHz (DSP)
1.2 GHz
500 MHz - 1.5 GHz (Arm)
500 MHz - 750 MHz (DSP)
Number of Arm Cortex-A15 Cores 2-4 1 4 2 1-2
Max DMIPs (Arm Cortex-A15 Cores) 9,800-19,600
(@1.4 GHz)
2,100
(@600 MHz)
19,600
(@1.4 GHz)
8,400
(@1.2 GHz)
10,500
(@1.5 GHz)
C66x DSP Cores
no
1 8 4 1-2
Max GMACs (From C66x DSP)
no
19.2
(@600 MHz)
307.2
(@1.2 GHz)
153.6
(@1.2 GHz)
48
(@750 MHz)
Multimedia
no
no
no
2x SGX544 3D
GC320 2D
4k @15 fps
video accelerator
Ethernet 8x 1GbE
2x 10GbE
1x 1GbE 4x 1GbE
2x 10GbE
4x 1GbE
2x 10GbE
2x 1GbE
Additional accelerators
no
PRU-ICSS
McASP
no
JESD204B Quad core PRU
2x Dual core Arm Cortex-M4