Tuesday, February 1, 2011

ARM launches their new Cortex-R Series of processors

The chips are designed to extend the architecture's footprint in mobile baseband environments (3G and 4G), mass storage applications as well as industrial and automotive markets - or the same market that Intel is targeting with its extended Atom processor strategy. According to ARM both the R5 and the R7 can be manufactured in single- and dual-core flavors.

The R5 is a successor to the previous R4 model with greater performance, while the R7 is pitched as a new model that "greatly extends the performance levels of the R-series beyond existing capabilities." ARM said that the new R-series is designed for low-power 28 nm semiconductor processes.

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via Toms Hardware 

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