Layerscape® 1088A and 1048A Processor

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Core Complex

  • 8x Cortex-A53 CPUs
    • Up to 1.6 GHz with 64-bit ISA support
    • Each two core clusters shares 1 MB L2 cache
  • 1x 64-bit DDR4 up to 2.1GT/s
    • ECC support

Networking Elements

  • Wire Rate I/O processor, featuring:
    • 2x 10 GbE + 8x 1 GbE
    • MACSEC on 4x 1G
  • Advanced IO processor (AIOP)
    • up to 10 Gb/s complex packet processing
  • 10 Gb/s SEC crypto acceleration


  • Supports x4, x2, 3x1 PCIe Gen 3 controllers
  • SR-IOV support, Root Complex
  • 1x SATA 3.0
  • 2x USB 3.0 with PHY
  • 2x TDM/HDLC interfaces

Additional Features

  • Support for HW virtualization and partitioning enforcement
  • Industry-standard APIs
  • Functional data path libraries
  • Tailored CodeWarrior® Development Suites

Part numbers include: LS1048ASE7MQA, LS1048ASE7PTA, LS1048ASE7Q1A, LS1048ASN7MQA, LS1048ASN7PTA, LS1048ASN7Q1A, LS1048AXE7MQA, LS1048AXE7PTA, LS1048AXE7Q1A, LS1048AXN7MQA, LS1048AXN7PTA, LS1048AXN7Q1A, LS1084ASE7MQA, LS1084ASE7PTA, LS1084ASE7Q1A, LS1084ASN7MQA, LS1084ASN7PTA, LS1084ASN7Q1A, LS1084AXE7MQA, LS1084AXE7PTA, LS1084AXE7Q1A, LS1084AXN7MQA, LS1084AXN7PTA, LS1084AXN7Q1A, LS1088ASE7MQA, LS1088ASE7PTA, LS1088ASE7Q1A, LS1088ASN7MQA, LS1088ASN7PTA, LS1088ASN7Q1A, LS1088AXE7MQA, LS1088AXE7PTA, LS1088AXE7Q1A, LS1088AXN7MQA, LS1088AXN7PTA, LS1088AXN7Q1A.


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