June 17, 2008

Multi-core networking SoCs tout low power consumption

Freescale Semiconductor has announced a pin- and software-compatible successor to its Linux-compatible PowerQUICC line of network processors. Based on one to eight e500 cores clocked from 400MHz to 1.5GHz, the power-efficient "QorIQ" processors will be fabricated with 45nm process technology, and offer built-in support for virtualization.

Link: LinuxDevices.com

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