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How fast can an ARM Cortex-A15 run? 2GHz in Samsung’s 32nm process technology. That’s fast!

At the eighth annual Samsung Mobile Solutions Forum held at the Westin Taipei, Taiwan, Samsung previewed the Exynos 5250 applications processor, which is based on a dual-core implementation of the ARM Cortex-A15 processor running at 2GHz implemented in the company’s … Continue reading

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Want some Top Secret ARM Cortex-A15 implementation info?

This blog has covered the ARM Cortex-A15 processor core several time over the last year. Now you can get a better idea of the resources available to you if you are interested in implementing an ARM Cortex –A15 processor in … Continue reading

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The WORD on ARM’s big.LITTLE Cortex-A15/A7 design philosophy from Jack Ganssle, a leading expert and consultant on embedded design and firmware development

I’ve written up many bits of wisdom from my friend Jack Ganssle before and his latest Embedded Muse newsletter carries a lead article on the new ARM big.LITTLE design philosophy that teams a high-powered ARM Cortex-A15 processor core with a … Continue reading

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Late breaking news: Freescale licenses ARM Cortex-A7 MPCore for future i.MX application processors and as a companion to previously licensed ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore.

Freescale has lost no time in announcing that it has licensed the just-announced ARM Cortex-A7 MPCore processor for its i.MX series of application processors. According to the Freescale press release: “Freescale plans to incorporate ARM Cortex-A7 and Cortex-A15 processors in … Continue reading

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ARM drops Cortex-A7 core on unsuspecting market, devastates low-power SoC and application-processor landscapes. What’s it all mean?

ARM has just announced the ARM Cortex-A7 processor core for SoC designers and the low-power landscape will never be the same again. Why? Because the Cortex-A7 core implemented in a 28nm process technology is reportedly one fifth the size of … Continue reading

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Would you like some ARM Cortex-A15 resources to peruse?

Thanks to LinkedIn ARM Based Group community manager Stephan Cadene, we’ve got several pointers to useful documents describing many aspects of the ARM Cortex-A15 processor core. This is all in preparation for many discussions of the ARM Cortex-A15 processor taking … Continue reading

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How do you break the GHz barrier with ARM Cortex-A15 processor cores? Another chance to get a leg up on your SoC Realization competitors at ARM TechCon 2011

On Tuesday, October 25, you will learn how Texas Instruments and Cadence goosed the ARM Cortex-A15 processor core into the GHz+ range using an end-to-end digital design flow that includes physical-aware logic synthesis, DFT, timing optimization, optimized CTS (clock-tree synthesis), … Continue reading

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ARM adds ARM Cortex-A15 and Cortex-R5 models to Fast Models 6.1 release, making these cores immediately available to System Realization teams

ARM’s latest release of its Fast Models (v6.1) adds support for the ARM Cortex-A15 and Cortex-R5 processor cores. Fast Models are a real boon to System Realization teams because they provide a very easy way to test out large amounts … Continue reading

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Freescale’s Multimedia Group mobilizing ARM Cortex-A15 for an imminent IC, demonstrates quad-core i.MX6 based on ARM Cortex-A9

This article published today in EETimes Europe quotes Freescale’s Lisa Su, Senior VP and General Manager of the Networking and Multimedia Group, who says that her group will be announcing an SoC based on the ARM Cortex-A15 processor core in … Continue reading

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ARM Cortex-A15—does this processor IP core need a new category…Superstar IP?

After weeks of teasing, ARM unveiled a pile of technical details including pipeline details today at the ARM Technology conference in Santa Clara about its new flagship multiple-processor core called the ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore. Clearly aimed at high-end applications up … Continue reading

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ARM and Cadence: Playing with fire

Attendees at today’s ARM Technology Conference (ARM TechCon) were treated to an unusual way to end the day: a “fireside chat” between Simon Segars, ARM’s EVP and General Manager PIPD (physical intellectual property division), and John Bruggeman, a Senior VP … Continue reading

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Realizing the ARM Cortex-A15: What does the road to 2.5GHz look like?

ARM and Cadence jointly presented a paper at today’s ARM Technology Conference discussing the steps needed to get the new ARM Cortex-A15 multi-processor core ready to run at or above 2.5GHz in a 32/28nm G/HP process technology and at or … Continue reading

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