3.1. About the programmers model

The Cortex-A57 MPCore multiprocessor implements the ARMv8 architecture. This includes:

The multiprocessor supports the following features:

The multiprocessor does not support the T32EE (ThumbEE) instruction set.


The optional Cryptography engine is not included in the base product of the multiprocessor. ARM requires licensees to have contractual rights to obtain the Cortex-A57 MPCore multiprocessor Cryptography engine.

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