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processor core

The processing part of a CPU chip minus the cache. It is made up of the control unit and the arithmetic logic unit (ALU). See control unit and ALU.
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The new configurable processor core is designed with register transfer level description (RTL) and can be manufactured with other process technology, including 90nm technology.
The MicroBlaze soft processor core is available as part of the Xilinx Embedded Development Kit (EDK) U.
We needed the flexibility of a small 32-bit processor core for the evolving requirements of the 10 Gbps PHY market," stated Pirooz Hojabri, vice president of engineering, Plato Networks.
Tensilica is the leading IP (intellectual property) supplier for mobile multimedia (audio and video) processor cores with its HiFi 2 Audio Engine, its Xtensa[R] configurable processors, and its Diamond Standard VDO (video) family.
Tensilica's HiFi 2 Audio Engine is becoming the de facto processor core for mobile multimedia," stated Sven Vestergaard, CEO at AM3D.
We benchmarked cores from most of the leading suppliers of embedded processor cores," said Bernard Candaele, ASIC & EDA department manager at THALES Communications.
A hardened core is a complete physical design of a processor core, already thoroughly tested and ready to be quickly dropped into an ASIC design.
Leveraging Virage Logic's Area, Speed and Power (ASAP) Memory[TM] and ASAP Logic[TM] High-Speed (HS) IP, the series of Core-Optimized IP Kits introduced earlier this year provides MIPS Technologies' customers with IP that is specifically tuned to enhance the performance of MIPS([R]) processor cores.
Jointly Developed Core-Optimized IP Kits Enhance MIPS[R] Processor Core Performance
Tensilica encoded the free music downloads utilizing the HiFi 2 Audio Engine encoders to showcase the fidelity achieved with a DSP processor core optimized for audio.
The Xtensa HiFi 2 Audio Engine is the most popular audio processor core on the market, designed into devices ranging from cellular phone handsets to prosumer audio.
today announced that EE Solutions (EES) of Hsinchu, Taiwan, a leading design service provider with considerable expertise in SOC (system-on-chip) design, has licensed the Diamond Standard 108Mini processor core for a high-performance, low-power application for one of its customers.

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