Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Qualcomm Scorpion - ARM Cortex based CPU

The first devices based on the new ARM Cortex generation are announced from Qualcomm, their Scorpion design runs at 1GHz, 250-500mW, and the Cortex based pipeline is dual issue, so the raw instruction issue rate is twice per MHz that of older ARM designs such as the PXA320.