1.1 About the Cortex-A72 processor

The Cortex-A72 processor is a high-performance, low-power processor that implements the ARMv8-A architecture. It has one to four cores in a single processor device with L1 and L2 cache subsystems.

The following figure shows an example block diagram of a Cortex-A72 processor configuration with four cores.
Figure 1-1 Example Cortex-A72 processor configuration
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See 2.1.1 Components of the processor for a description of the Cortex-A72 processor functional components.
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