1.1. About the Cortex-A7 MPCore processor

The Cortex-A7 MPCore processor is a high-performance, low-power processor that implements the ARMv7-A architecture. The Cortex-A7 MPCore processor has one to four processors in a single multiprocessor device with a L1 cache subsystem, an optional integrated GIC, and an optional L2 cache controller.

Figure 1.1 shows an example of a Cortex-A7 MPCore configuration with four processors.

Figure 1.1. Example multiprocessor configuration

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You can implement one processor in a Cortex-A7 MPCore processor design. In this configuration, the SCU is still provided. See Configurable options for more information.

See Processor components for more information about the functional components.

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