TITLE

Multicore Design for the Next-Generation "Kings of Cool"

AUTHOR(S)
Rickards, Ian
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Portable Design;Feb2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the features of multicore processor design. According to the author, multicore design offers several important advantages for handhelds such as obtaining the very best power efficiency by using smaller central processing units (CPU) in a multiprocessing cluster. In connection, the multicore processors of ARM are discussed in the article, including ARM Cortex-A9 MP-Core and ARM11 MPCore. The power efficiency, power scalability, system and software designs of both multicore processors are also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
31286368

 

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