Accelerating the Cloud-to-Edge Infrastructure Transformation
The Neoverse N1 CPU is optimized for handling a wide range of cloud-native workloads at world-class levels of performance, efficiency and compute density. It adds up to a more flexible, more scalable and more competitive infrastructure for cloud providers, carriers, developers and customers.
Features and Benefits
Delivering market-leading server performance at half the power, Neoverse N1 marks a revolution in compute efficiency and performance/watt for the cloud and the edge. Customers have experienced price performance and TCO gains of 40% and more.
Supporting the Armv8.2-A specification, the Neoverse N1 platform delivers a host of architectural and implementation features targeted at the infrastructure market, including include server-class RAS, efficient virtualization, CPU power management, cache stashing, statistical code profiling, and I-cache coherency support.
Offering at least 30% compute efficiency gain over previous generation Arm infrastructure CPUs, the N1 platform scales from sub-35W systems for networking and specific tasks to hyperscale workloads requiring multicore designs.
Product Specifications and Key Documentation
|Neon / Floating Point Unit||Included|
|Max number of CPUs in cluster||Four (4) or direct-connect|
|Physical addressing (PA)||48-bit|
|Memory system and external interfaces||L1 I-Cache /D-Cache||64KB|
|L2 Cache||1MB to 512KB, or 256KB|
|L3 Cache||Optional, 512KB to 4MB|
|Bus interfaces||AMBA CHI or ACE|
|ACP||Optional with cluster|
|Peripheral port||Optional with cluster|
|Interrupts||GIC interface, GICv4|
|Debug||Armv8-A (plus Armv8.2-A extensions)|
|Embedded Trace Macrocell||ETMv4.2 (instruction trace)|
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Performance that Spans Cloud-to-Edge
Neoverse N1 is designed to accelerate the transformation to a scalable cloud-to-edge infrastructure. See how Arm customers are deploying Neoverse N1 high-performance, low-power solutions in these areas.
Cloud customers are experiencing up to 40% improved price performance over comparable traditional architecture-based instances on a broad range of workload.
High-Performance Computing (HPC)
HPC researchers are exploring the scale-out performance of Neoverse N1 on computational fluid dynamics, medical research, oil & gas exploration and other computationally demanding workloads.
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