Processors

Sitara™ 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

  • Up to 4 cores @1.4 GHz
  • 3.5 DMIPS/MHz
  • NEON and VFP floating point engines
ARM Cortex-A8 Differentiated Peripherals

Designed for power and cost-sensitive applications

  • Avionics
  • Single board computing
  • Software defined radio
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Robust hardware enablement for differentiated peripherals

  • Gigabit Ethernet Switch
  • 2D/3D Graphics
  • HD Video
  • SATA
  • 10 Gb Ethernet
  • PCIe Gen2

ARM Cortex-A15 devices

 

AM5K2Ex

66AK2G02

66AK2Hx

66AK2L06

AM57x

MHz per core 1.25GHz - 1.4GHz 600MHz 1.0GHz - 1.4GHz (ARM)
1.0 - 1.2 GHz (DSP)
1.2GHz 500MHz - 1.5GHz (ARM)
500MHz - 750MHz (DSP)
Number of ARM Cortex-A15 Cores 2-4 1 4 2 1-2
Max DMIPs (ARM Cortex-A15 Cores) 9800-19600 (@1.4GHz) 2100 (@600MHz) 19600 (@1.4GHz) 8400 (@1.2GHz) 10500 (@1.5GHz)
C66x DSP Cores n/a 1 8 4 1 - 2
Max GMACs (From C66x DSP) n/a 19.2 (@600MHz) 307.2 (@1.2GHz) 153.6 (@1.2GHz) 48 (@750MHz)
Multimedia n/a n/a n/a 2x SGX544 3D
GC320 2D
1080p60 Video Accelerator
Ethernet 8x 1GbE
2x10GbE
1x 1GbE 4x 1GbE
2x10GbE
4x 1GbE
2x10GbE
2x 1GbE
Additional Accelerators n/a PRU-ICSS
McASP
n/a JESD204B Quad core PRU
Dual core ARM Cortex-M4