QorIQ® P5020 and P5010 64-bit Dual- and Single-Core Communications Processors

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QorIQ P5020/10 64-bit Single- and Dual-Core Communications Processors


Core Complex

  • Single or dual 64-bit e5500 cores offered at 2.0 GHz
  • Three level cache-hierarchy: 32 KB I/D L1; 512 KB private L2 per core; 2 MB shared L3
  • Up to 2.0 GHz with 64-bit ISA support (Power Architecture v2.06-compliant)
  • Three levels of instruction: user, supervisor, hypervisor
  • Hybrid 32-bit mode to support legacy software and transition to 64-bit architecture
  • 2.0 MB configures as dual 1 MB platform cache

Networking Elements

  • SerDes
    • 18 lanes at up to 5 Gbps
    • Supports SGMII, Serial RapidIO®, XAUI, PCI Express® (PCIe) rev1.1/2.0, SATA
  • Ethernet interfaces
    • 10 Gbps Ethernet MAC
    • Five 1 Gbps Ethernet MACs

Accelerators and memory control

  • Two 64-bit DDR3/3L SDRAM memory controllers with ECC and interleaving support
    • Up to 1300MT/s
  • Frame manager for packet handling
  • Queue manager for policing, scheduling and workload distribution
  • Security block for crypto algorithm acceleration
  • RAID5/6 for parity calculations in storage applications
  • RapidIO message manager for type 9 and 11 messaging
  • Pattern matching engine for regular expression searches

Basic Peripherals and Interconnect

  • Up to four PCIe 2.0/3.0 controllers
  • Two serial ATA (SATA 2.0) controllers
  • Two USB 2.0 controllers with integrated PHY
  • Enhanced secure digital host controller (SD/MMC/eMMC)
  • Two I²C controllers
  • Two DUARTs

Additional Features

  • Hardware hypervisor for safe partitioning of operating systems between cores
  • Trusted boot capability to ensure only the correct code is booted and that code is not reverse-engineered
  • This product is included in NXP®'s product longevity program, with assured supply for a minimum of 10 years after launch

Part numbers include: P5010NSN7VNB, P5010NXN7TNB, P5020NSE7QMB, P5020NSE7TNB, P5020NSE7VNB, P5020NSN7TNB, P5020NSN7VNB, P5020NXE7QMB, P5020NXE7TNB, P5020NXN7QMB, P5020NXN7TNB, P5020NXN7VNB.

Comparison Table

Comparison Table

P5020 P5010
Cores 2 1
Core Frequency 1.6 to 2.0 GHz 1.6 to 2.0 GHz
L2 Cache 512 KB 512 KB
L3/Platform Cache 2 MB 1 MB
DDR3 2x 64-bit 1x 64-bit
GbE 5x 1 GbE 1x 10 GbE 5x 1 GbE 1x 10 GbE
SERDES 18 Lanes 18 Lanes
Security Trust Trust


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