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OCTEON II CN68XX Multi-Core MIPS64 Processors

The OCTEON II CN68XX family of Multi-Core MIPS64 Processors targets high-performance, high-throughput, service-rich applications in secure datacenter, mobile internet, and borderless enterprise applications. The family includes six software and pin-compatible processors, with 16 to 32 cnMIPS64 v2 cores, over 85 application acceleration engines, and innovative realtime Power Optimizer features, providing the highest compute and services performance of any standard ISA processor with Extremely high-bandwidth connectivity based on the latest standards-based SERDES I/O’s including PCIe Gen2, XAUI, Double-speed XAUI, RXAUI, SGMII, and Interlaken enable throughputs up to 40Gbps using a single chip or scaling to over 100Gbps using multiple chips. The CN68XX offers a 3x total compute advantage and 2x performance per Watt advantage over alternative solutions.

The CN68XX processors offer the highest compute for demanding 4G/LTE infrastructure applications, switch/router and ATCA blades, and high-performance appliances. With 20 configurable Gen2 SERDES, 4 DDR3 controllers, a 4MB L2 Cache, and complete application acceleration, including packet processing, Encryption/Decryption, Deep Packet Inspection (RegEx), Compression/decompression, De-duplication, RAID, and Multi-core scaling, the CN68XX offers both the highest compute available as well as the highest throughput processing and services.

Powerful control plane processing solutions are enabled with high-frequency cores up to 1.4GHz, large and highly-associative L1 and L2 caches, and up to 400Gbps of DDR3 DRAM bandwidth.

Supported by industry-standard software toolchains and operating systems, the CN68XX offers 2X to 5X performance, power, and real-estate advantage over alternatives, and is fully pin and software compatible with the OCTEON II CN67XX 8 to 16 processors, enabling scalability from 8 to 32 cores with the same hardware and software design. OCTEON II family is fully software compatible with the widely-adopted OCTEON Plus family, enabling straightforward software reuse.

   


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OCTEON II CN68XX - Product Family

Device cnMIPS II cores Performance
Options
L2 Cache
Networking Interfaces
PCI-Express/ SRIO
Memory I/O
w/ ECC
Package
Maximum
Instructions
Per Second
A
A
P
C
P
CN6860 16 48B y y 4MB Up to 3x [XAUI or 4x SGMII] + [1x XAUI or 2x RXAUI], Up to 1x Interlaken/LA x4 or x8 + 1x RG/MII Up to 1 x8 + 1 x4 PCIe v2 4x 72-bit DDR3 1936 FCBGA
CN6870 24 72B y y
CN6880 32 96B y y

Device Options:
Device Speed Grade (800 = 800 MHz, 1000 = 1 GHz, 1200 = 1.2 GHz, 1400 = 1.4 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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