Processors

Sitara Arm® Cortex®-A9 Processors

Arm Cortex-A9 based devices with real-time control and security

Arm Cortex-A9 Performance

Broad performance ranges for Arm solutions

  • Scalable up to 1 GHz Arm Cortex-A9
  • 2.5 DMIPS/MHz
  • Customer programmable Secure Boot option
  • Payment card interfaces (smart & magnetic cards)
ARM Cortex-A9 applications

Designed for power and cost-sensitive applications

Robust hardware enablement for differentiated peripherals

  • 3D graphics
  • PRU-ICSS
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Display connectivity
  • USB 2.0
  • Flexible communications interfaces

Comprehensive integration with advanced capabilities

  • Advanced 3D graphics acceleration
  • Flexible communications interfaces
  • Robust display options
  • Customer programmable secure boot option

Arm Cortex-A9 devices

AM4379

AM4378

AM4377

AM4376

AM4372

* PRU-ICSS is a programmable real-time core for industrial communication protocols.

* Standard Protocols for AM437x processors include protocols such as Ethernet/IP, PROFINET™ RT/IRT, PROFIBUS™, Sercos III, EnDat, Sigma Delta and more.

* All Protocols for AM437x processors include standard protocols plus EtherCAT® and POWERLINK

Arm Cortex-A9 MHz (Max.) 800/1000 800/1000 800/1000 300/800/1000 600/800
Graphics acceleration 3D graphics 3D graphics
no
no
no
PRU-ICSS for industrial communication* Quad-Core PRU + All Protocols Quad-Core PRU + Standard Protocols Quad-Core PRU + All Protocols Quad-Core PRU + Standard Protocols
no
Security Crypto available on all AM437x devices. Secure boot option available on AM437xS devices.
Software Software and pin-for-pin compatible across devices