Floating-Point DSP Accelerates To 1,500 MFLOPS

Jan. 18, 2005
The company has upped the ante on its TMS320C6711 DSP by raising floating-point performance up to 1,500 MFLOPS, while maintaining the same package, functions, and instruction compatibility. The device operates at 250 MHz and performs up to six

The company has upped the ante on its TMS320C6711 DSP by raising floating-point performance up to 1,500 MFLOPS, while maintaining the same package, functions, and instruction compatibility. The device operates at 250 MHz and performs up to six IEEE-compatible floating-point operations per cycle. Fabricated on 0.13-µm CMOS technology, operating voltages are 1.4V core and 3.3V I/O. Other features include 32 general-purpose registers, four floating-/fixed-point ALUs, two fixed-point ALUs, two floating-/fixed-point multipliers, and 8 KB of L1 cache plus 64 KB of L2 cache. In terms of I/O, the device supplies an enhanced DMA controller with 16 independent channels, a 32-bit external memory interface, host-port interface, and two multi-channel serial ports. Price is $18 each/10,000. TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC., Dallas, TX. (800) 477-8924.

Company: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC.

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