Mountain View, Calif.Cavium Networks' latest addition to its OCTEON Multi-core MIPS64 processor line is the OCTEON Plus CN58XX Low-Power (LP) 4-core to 16-core processors, which incorporate power management techniques and process optimizations to deliver the power of 16x MIPS64 cores while consuming less than 1 Watt per core.
The OCTEON Plus CN58XX processors are aimed at power and space constrained applications for wired and wireless service provider, access, enterprise and data-center markets. The product family consists of six different software-compatible parts combining 4 to 16x cnMIPS Plus cores at up to 600MHz, 2MB of L2 cache, advanced hardware acceleration for packet processing, QoS, TCP, compression decompression, security, and pattern matching along with integrated 10G and 1G networking interfaces in a tightly integrated SOC.
OCTEON Plus CN58XX LP processors are fully socket and feature compatible with existing CN38XX and CN58XX family of processors. A variety of 4, 8, 12, and 16-core LP versions are available with under 16W maximum core power consumption, making them suitable for multi-gigabit to 10-gigabit low-power designs.
Pricing: Available upon request.
Availability: OCTEON CN58XX LP family processors, software development kit and evaluation boards will be available in November 2007.
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Cavium Networks, 1-650-623-7000, www.cavium.com