ARMADA 38x

Based on the ARMv7 high-performance dual core CPU technology, the Marvell ARMADA 38x family brings a new level of performance, integration, and efficiency to innovative home and enterprise products. The ARMADA 38x family is designed for high-volume products such as Network Attached Storage (NAS), Wi-Fi Access Point (WAP), Surveillance Video Recorders (DVR/ NVR /Hybrid) and high-performance networking products such as control planes and line cards.

Specifications

TFBGA 17x17, 0.8mm pitch

Features 88F6828 88F6820 88F6810
CPU Dual Core up to 2.0GHz Dual Core up to 2.0GHz Single Core up to 2.0GHz
L2 Cache 1MB 1MB 1MB
DDR3/DDR3L/DDR4 16/32 bits +ECC 16/32 bits +ECC 16/32 bits + ECC
PCI-e2.0 1 Port x4 + 2 Ports x1, or 4 Ports x1 1 Port x4 + 2 Ports x1, or 4 Ports x1 3 Ports x1
Gigabit Ethernet Ports 3 3 2
SERDES Lanes 6 Lanes 6 Lanes 5 Lanes
Local Bus 16-bit 16-bit 16-bit
USB 2x USB 3.0 (Host/Device)
1x USB 2.0 (Host/Device)
2x USB 3.0 (Host/Device)
1x USB 2.0 (Host/Device)
2x USB 3.0 (Host/Device)
1x USB 2.0 (Host/Device)
SATA 4 x SATA 3.0 2 x SATA 3.0 2 x SATA 3.0
Power 5W  5W  4W

TFBGA 14x14, 0.65mm pitch

Features 88F6821 88F6W21 88F6811
CPU Dual Core up to 1.33GHz Dual Core up to 1.2GHz Single Core up to 1.33GHz
L2 Cache 1MB 1MB 1MB
DDR3/DDR3L/DDR4 16 bits +ECC 16 bits +ECC 16 bits +ECC
PCI-e2.0 3 Ports x1 2 Ports x1 3 Ports x1
Gigabit Ethernet Ports 2 2 2
SERDES Lanes 4 Lanes 4 Lanes 4 Lanes
Local Bus 16-bit 16-bit 16-bit
USB 1x USB 3.0 (Host/Device)
1x USB 2.0 (Host)
1x USB 3.0 (Host/Device)
1x USB 2.0 (Host)
1x USB 3.0 (Host/Device)
1x USB 2.0 (Host)
SATA 2 x SATA 3.0 1 x SATA 3.0 2 x SATA 3.0
Power 4W  3.5W  3W

Comprehensive Development Tools

Marvell offers complete development platforms for the ARMADA 38x family series enabling customers to start system development without waiting for their own hardware. Complete reference design platforms include software drivers and board support packages to help accelerate customer product development cycles.

Extranet ARMADA 38x Ecosystem

In Marvell’s Extranet (NDA required.) you can find:
  • ARMADA 38x SoC family documentation
  • ARMADA 38x DB-88F6820-GP documentation
  • ARMADA 38x Linux SDK (Compiler, U-Boot, Kernel, Linux Distribution) and documentation
  • ARMADA 38x Accelerated Data Path (ADP) SDK and documentation
  • ARMADA 38x Marvell Media Processing Engine (MMP) SDK and documentation
  • Lauterbach JTAG Debugger information
  • Marvell JTAG Debugger information

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Additional Information

Additional product information is available under NDA on the Marvell Extranet. If your company has an NDA with Marvell, please register here. If you do not have an NDA, please contact your Marvell sales representative.