ARMADA XP

Armada XP

The ARMADA™ XP (Extreme Performance) series of multicore processors is the industry’s first quad-core ARM processor designed for enterprise-class cloud computing applications. The ARMADA XP series integrates four Marvell designed ARM compliant 1.6GHz CPU cores along with a host of I/O peripherals to offer one of the highest levels of integration in the industry. By employing advanced design methodology and process technology, the ARMADA XP delivers the best performance per watt to empower emerging cloud computing applications ranging from high performance networking and web servers to high volume home server products like Network Attached Storage (NAS) and media servers.

Specifications

  MV78230 MV78260 MV78460
SW Common SDK Common SDK Common SDK
CPU 2 Cores 2 Cores 4 Cores
L2 Cache 1MB 1MB 2MB
DRAM 32bits+ECC 64/32bits+ECC 64/32bits+ECC
PCI-e 2.0 1 unit
x4 / quad x1
1 unit x1
2 unit
x4 / quad x1
1 unit x4
2 unit
x4 / quad x1
2 unit x4
Gigabit Ports 3 Ports 4 Ports 4 Ports
SERDES Lanes 7 Lanes
PCIe/SGMII/
SATA/QSGMII/
ETM
12 Lanes
PCIe/SGMII/
SATA/QSGMII/
ETM
16 Lanes
PCIe/SGMII/
SATA/QSGMII/
ETM
Local Bus 16-bit 32-bit 32-bit

 

Block Diagram

Armada XP DiagramFigure 1: ARMADA XP - System Implementation in Networking Applications

Comprehensive Development Tools

Marvell offers complete development platforms for ARMADA XP series SoCs, enabling customers to start system development without waiting for their own hardware. Complete reference design platforms include software drivers and board support packages for Linux, VxWorks and BSD, to help accelerate customer product development cycles.

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