1.1. About the Cortex-A57 MPCore processor

The Cortex-A57 MPCore processor is a high-performance, low-power processor that implements the ARMv8 architecture. It has one to four processors in a single multiprocessor device, or MPCore device, with L1 and L2 cache subsystems.

Figure 1.1 shows an example block diagram of a Cortex-A57 MPCore multiprocessor configuration with four processors.

Figure 1.1. Example multiprocessor configuration

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See Components of the multiprocessor for a description of the Cortex-A57 MPCore multiprocessor functional components.

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