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MIPS64 Internet Application Processors

OCTEON II CN63XX Multi-Core MIPS64 Internet Application Processors

The OCTEON II CN63XX family of Multi-Core MIPS64 Internet Application Processors targets mainstream, high-volume applications in enterprise routers, switches, control plane applications, appliances, 3G/4G basestations, and intelligent storage and server adapters. The family includes six software and pin-compatible processors, with two to six cnMIPS64 v2 cores at up to 1.5GHz speed on a massively integrated SoC that includes the latest SERDES-based I/O’s including PCIe Gen2, XAUI, and sRIO, along with Cavium’s most advanced third-generation application hardware acceleration. CN63XX processors deliver over 10Gbps application performance.

The CN63XX provides the highest performance and integration for next generation 3G/4G/LTE wireless basestation platforms, providing up to 9GHz of compute with a large 2MB L2 cache, DDR3 memory controller, security acceleration for SNOW 3G and KASUMI, TCP/IP packet processing acceleration, and QoS. Power optimizer technology limits maximum power from 7 to 17 watts from low-end to high-end.

Additional acceleration for HFA pattern matching for deep packet inspection, RAID5/6, and De-dup, along with the richest set of encryption/decryption support enables highly integrated services switches, routers, and appliances, as well as powerful storage and server NIC applications.

Powerful control plane processing solutions are enabled with high-frequency cores up to 1.5GHz, large L1 and L2 caches, and up to 100Gbps of DDR3 DRAM bandwidth.

Supported by industry-standard software toolchains and operating systems, the CN63XX offers 2X to 5X performance, power, and real-estate advantage over alternatives.


MIPS64 Internet Application Processors

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OCTEON II CN63XX - Block Diagram

    OCTEON II CN63XX MIPS32® architecture

OCTEON II CN63XX - Product Family

Device cnMIPS II cores Performance
L2 Cache
Networking Interfaces
PCI-Express/ SRIO
Memory I/O
w/ ECC
Per Second
CN6320 2 6.0B y y 2MB 1x XAUI or
2x [x4 lanes PCIe v2 or x4 lanes SRIO] DDR3 up to 1600MHz 1x 72-bit wide 900 FCBGA
CN6330 4 12.0B y y
CN6335 6 18.0B y y

Device Options:
Device Speed Grade (800 = 800 MHz, 1000 = 1 GHz, 1200 = 1.2 GHz, 1500 = 1.5 GHz)

Option code for device family listed below:
AAP = Application Acceleration Processor: Includes RAID, encryption, RegEx acceleration, compression/decompression, networking, TCP acceleration, and QoS
CP = Communication Processor: Includes networking, TCP acceleration, and QoS

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