ARM presents Cortex-A72 processor core

ARM presents Cortex-A72 processor core

The company ARM, which is known for designing mobile processors, has presented the new Cortex-A72 processor core. The new core will be used in high-end smartphones only and provides unmatched performance as of now.

According to ARM a single Cortex-A72 core is 50 times more powerful than the fastest smartphone processor of 5 years ago. Built on 16 nm FinFET technology the chip can run at clock speeds reaching 2.5 GHz. The chip offers 48 KB of L1 instruction cache, 32 KB of L1 data cache and 512 KB – 2 MB of L2 data cache as well as an integrated floating point unit.

ARM has also presented the new Mali-T880 GPU, which happens to be the fastest and most energy efficient ARM GPU to date. The chip succeeds the ARM Mali-T820, Mali-T830 and Mali-T860 GPUs and offers a Mali-DP550 display controller and a Mali-V550 video processor.

The last new ARM product is the new CoreLink CCI-500 Cache Coherent Interconnect. There is little information on this one but the three new ARM products will allow 4K playback and up to 120 FPS in various applications.

The ARM Cortex-A72 chip has already been licensed by MediaTek, HiSilicon and Rockchip. The first devices with the new processor are expected in 2016.

Source: ARM

Related posts

HTC EVO 4G first 4G/WiMAX Android smartphone from Sprint

Sprint  and HTC Corporation announced summer availability of the world's first 3G/4G Android handset, HTC EVO 4G exclusively from Sprint. HTC EVO 4G delivers a multimedia experience at 4G speeds that is second to none, making it possible to download music, pictures, files, or videos in seconds ...

A-Data launches N909 flash drive with eSATA+USB 2.0 combo interface

A-data today launched, as they claim "the industry first ever" USB flash drive, featuring eSATA+USB 2.0 combo interface with a single connector. The N909 has an aluminum body and cool lime-green LED, it measures 69.5x1 20.9 x 10.2 mm, weights 23g and provides read/write speeds of up to...

GIGABYTE Extends SLI™ Support on Entire X58 Series Motherboards

GIGABYTE Technology CO., LTD., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is pleased to announce their entire range of Intel® X58 chipset motherboards now officially support NVIDIA® SLI™ technology, allowing users to take full advantage of blazing-fast NVIDIA multi-GPU...

Leave a comment