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Cavium CN5734-900 SP
Octeon CN57xx.svg
General Info
DesignerCavium
ManufacturerTSMC
Model NumberCN5734-900 SP
Part NumberCN5734-900BG1217-SP
MarketStorage
IntroductionJun 26, 2007 (announced)
August, 2007 (launched)
General Specs
FamilyOCTEON Plus
SeriesCN57xx
Frequency900 MHz
Microarchitecture
ISAMIPS64 (MIPS)
MicroarchitecturecnMIPS
Process90 nm
TechnologyCMOS
Word Size64 bit
Cores6
Threads6
Max CPUs1 (Uniprocessor)
Packaging
PackageFCBGA-1217 (BGA)
Dimension40 mm x 40 mm
Ball Count1217
InterconnectBGA-1217

CN5734-900 SP is a 64-bit hexa-core MIPS storage processor (SP) designed by Cavium and introduced in 2007. This processor, which incorporates six cnMIPS cores, operates at 900 MHz and supports up to DDR2-800 dual channel ECC memory. This MPU includes a number of hardware accelerators specifically for improving the performance of storage and network software such as RAID, networking, TCP & QoS acceleration.

Cache[edit]

Main article: cnMIPS § Cache

[Edit/Modify Cache Info]

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Cache Organization
Cache is a hardware component containing a relatively small and extremely fast memory designed to speed up the performance of a CPU by preparing ahead of time the data it needs to read from a relatively slower medium such as main memory.

The organization and amount of cache can have a large impact on the performance, power consumption, die size, and consequently cost of the IC.

Cache is specified by its size, number of sets, associativity, block size, sub-block size, and fetch and write-back policies.

Note: All units are in kibibytes and mebibytes.
L1$288 KiB
0.281 MiB
294,912 B
2.746582e-4 GiB
L1I$192 KiB
0.188 MiB
196,608 B
1.831055e-4 GiB
6x32 KiB  
L1D$96 KiB
0.0938 MiB
98,304 B
9.155273e-5 GiB
6x16 KiB  

L2$1 MiB
1,024 KiB
1,048,576 B
9.765625e-4 GiB
  1x1 MiB  

Memory controller[edit]

[Edit/Modify Memory Info]

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Integrated Memory Controller
Max TypeDDR2-800
Supports ECCYes
Controllers1
Channels2
Width64 bit
Max Bandwidth11.92 GiB/s
Bandwidth
Single 5.96 GiB/s
Double 11.92 GiB/s

Expansions[edit]

[Edit/Modify Expansions Info]

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Expansion Options
PCIe
Revision1.0
Max Lanes8
Configsx4, x8
UART

GP I/OYes

Networking[edit]

Interface options:

  • 8-lanes PCIe + 8-lanes PCIe
  • 8-lanes PCIe + 4 lanes PCIe + 4x [SGMII OR XAUI]
  • 2x [4-lanes PCIe] + 2x [4x SGMII OR XAUI]

[Edit/Modify Network Info]

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Networking
MII
XAUIYes (Ports: 1)
SGMIIYes (Ports: 4)

Hardware Accelerators[edit]

[Edit/Modify Accelerators Info]

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Hardware Accelerators
Networking
TCPYes
QoSYes
Compression
CompressionYes
DecompressionYes
RAID
RAID 5Yes
RAID 6Yes

Block diagram[edit]

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Datasheet[edit]

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CN5734-900 SP - Cavium#package +
base frequency900 MHz (0.9 GHz, 900,000 kHz) +
core count6 +
designerCavium +
familyOCTEON Plus +
first announcedJune 26, 2007 +
first launchedAugust 2007 +
full page namecavium/octeon plus/cn5734-900bg1217-sp +
has ecc memory supporttrue +
has hardware accelerators for data compressiontrue +
has hardware accelerators for data decompressiontrue +
has hardware accelerators for network quality of service processingtrue +
has hardware accelerators for tcp packet processingtrue +
has hardware raid 5 supporttrue +
has hardware raid 6 supporttrue +
instance ofmicroprocessor +
isaMIPS64 +
isa familyMIPS +
l1$ size0.281 MiB (288 KiB, 294,912 B, 2.746582e-4 GiB) +
l1d$ size0.0938 MiB (96 KiB, 98,304 B, 9.155273e-5 GiB) +
l1i$ size0.188 MiB (192 KiB, 196,608 B, 1.831055e-4 GiB) +
l2$ size1 MiB (1,024 KiB, 1,048,576 B, 9.765625e-4 GiB) +
ldateAugust 2007 +
main imageFile:Octeon CN57xx.svg +
manufacturerTSMC +
market segmentStorage +
max cpu count1 +
max memory channels2 +
max pcie lanes8 +
microarchitecturecnMIPS +
model numberCN5734-900 SP +
nameCavium CN5734-900 SP +
packageFCBGA-1217 +
part numberCN5734-900BG1217-SP +
process90 nm (0.09 μm, 9.0e-5 mm) +
seriesCN57xx +
supported memory typeDDR2-800 +
technologyCMOS +
thread count6 +
word size64 bit (8 octets, 16 nibbles) +