Scorpion (CPU)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Scorpion
Produced 2009?
Designed by Qualcomm
Common manufacturer(s)
Instruction set ARMv7
Cores 1 or 2
L1 cache 16 KiB/16 KiB
L2 cache 1 MiB or 2 MiB

Scorpion is a central processing unit (CPU) core designed by Qualcomm for use in their Snapdragon mobile systems on chips (SoCs). It is based on the ARMv7 instruction set and designed in-house, but has many architectural similarities with the ARM Cortex-A8 and Cortex-A9 CPU cores.

Overview[edit]

  • 10/12 stage integer pipeline with 2-way decode, 3-way out-of-order speculatively issued superscalar execution[1]
  • Pipelined VFPv3[2] and 128-bit wide NEON (SIMD)
  • 3 execution ports
  • 32 KB + 32 KB L1 cache
  • 256 KB (single-core) or 512 KB (dual-core) L2 cache
  • Single or dual-core configuration
  • 2.1 DMIPS/MHz
  • 65/28 nm process

See also[edit]

References[edit]