PowerQUICC® III Processor with DDR2, PCI, PCI Express®, SerDes, 1 GB Ethernet, SGMII, Security

  • Not Recommended for New Designs
  • MPC8544 device is "Not recommended for new designs", please use the replacement families Power Architecture (T1013, T1023), \n Arm Architecture (LS1012A, LS1023A).

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Freescale PowerQUICC MPC8544E Communications Processor Block Diagram

PowerQUICC<sup>&#174;</sup> MPC8544E Communications Processor Block Diagram


  • Embedded e500 core, initial offerings from 667 MHz up to 1.067 GHz
    • Dual dispatch superscalar, 7-stage pipeline design with out-of-order issue and execution
    • 2,240 MIPS at 1.0 GHz (estimated Dhrystone 2.1)
    • 36-bit physical addressing
  • Integrated L1/L2 cache
    • L1 cache—32 KB data and 32 KB instruction cache with line-locking support
    • L2 cache—256 KB (8-way set associative); 256/128/64/32 KB can be used as SRAM
    • L1 and L2 hardware coherency
    • L2 cache and I/O transactions can be stashed into L2 cache regions
  • Integrated DDR memory controller with full ECC support, offering:
    • 200 MHz clock rate (400 MHz data rate), 64-bit, 2.5V/2.6V I/O, DDR SDRAM
    • 267 MHz clock rate (up to 533 MHz data rate), 64-bit, 1.8V I/O, DDR2 SDRAM
  • Integrated security engine supporting DES, 3DES, MD-5, SHA-1/2, AES, RSA, RNG, Kasumi F8/F9 and ARC-4 encryption algorithms (MPC8544E)
  • Two on-chip enhanced triple speed Ethernet controllers (ETSECs) supporting 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps and 1 Gbps Ethernet/IEEE® 802.3 networks with MII, RMII, GMII, RGMII TBI and RTBI physical interfaces as well as SGMII interfaces through a dedicated SerDes.
    • TCP/UDP/IP checksum acceleration
    • Advanced QoS features
  • Enhanced hardware and software debug support
  • Double-precision embedded scalar and vector floating-point APUs
  • Memory management unit (MMU)
  • PCI Express high-speed interconnect interfaces, supporting combinations of dual x4 and single x1 PCI Express
  • On-chip network switch fabric
  • PCI interface support
    • 32-bit PCI 2.2 bus controller (up to 66 MHz, 3.3V I/O)
  • Local bus
    • 133 MHz, 32-bit, 3.3V I/O, local bus with memory controller
  • Integrated four-channel DMA controller
  • Dual I²C and DUART support
  • Programmable interrupt controller (PIC)
  • IEEE 1149.1 JTAG test access port
  • 1.0V core voltage with 3.3V and 2.5V I/O
  • 783-pin FC-PBGA package
  • Operating junction temperature range: TJ = 0º to +105ºC, Extended temperature range: TJ = -40º to +105ºC
  • This product is included in NXP®.s product longevity program, with assured supply for a minimum of 10 years after launch
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