Highest Performance in its Class

The Arm Cortex-R family is designed to be used in products where performance requirements and timing deadlines must always be met, or where functional safety is a critical issue. Cortex-R8 offers the highest performance in the family for LTE and 5G modems, and mass storage applications such as SSD and HDD.

Features and Benefits
Four-Core Coherency

Coherency across up to four cores simplifies software development. Data shared between the cores is maintained so that updates are synchronized. In addition, the accelerator coherency port ensures synchronization with non-coherent accelerators and peripherals in the system.

11-Stage Out-of-Order Pipeline 

The 11-stage superscalar out-of-order pipeline makes more efficient use of execution bandwidth, leading to faster processing. The long pipeline enables high clock-speeds and the out-of-order ensures minimized processor stalls and forward progress.

Configurable Ports 

Cortex-R8 offers multiple ports to the system to support flexible design options and low latency control of accelerators and peripherals, ensuring products with the lowest latency and highest throughputs.

Use Cases
Where Innovation and Ideas Come to Life
WiFi, LTE, and 5G Modems

To meet the latest WiFi, high-category LTE, and 5G needs for increased transmission speeds, Cortex-R8 offers low latency, high performance, and power efficiency. Supporting the highest LTE categories and 5G, this processor creates flexibility to increase feature sets, and reliably carries the additional workloads.

Mass Storage

As the demand for storage speed and density increases, storage drives need to deliver faster IO operations, reduce latency, and improve error correction. Cortex-R8 processors deliver the responsive power needed for high-performance HDD and SSD controllers.

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Cortex-R8 Resources

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