QorIQ® T4240/T4160/T4080 Multicore Communications Processors

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QorIQ T Series T4240 64-bit Multicore Communications Processors

Features

Core Complex

  • Twelve dual-threaded e6500 cores built on Power Architecture® technology on T4240/T4241, each with one AltiVec® engine (eight and T4160/T4161 and four on T4080/T4081)
  • Arranged as three clusters of four e6500s, each sharing a 2 MB L2 cache (two clusters on T4160/T4161 and one cluster on T4080/T4081).
  • Up to 1.8 GHz with 64-bit ISA support (Power Architecture v2.06-compliant)
  • Three levels of instruction: user, supervisor, and hypervisor
  • 1.5 MB CoreNet® Platform Cache (1MB on T4160/T4161 and T4080/T4081)

Networking Elements

  • SerDes: 32 lanes (T4240/T4241) or 24 lanes (T4160/T4161 and T4080/T4081) at up to 10GHz
    • Supports XAUI, XFI, 10Gbase-KR, QSGMII, SGMII, 2.5G SGMII, HiGig, HiGig2, Interlaken, PCIe, SRIO, and SATA
  • Ethernet
    • Up to 4x 10GE ports on XAUI, XFI, 10Gbase-KR, and HiGig (2x 10GE on T4160/T4161 and T4080/T4081)
    • Supports up to 16x 1GE ports with SGMII, QSGMII, and RGMII (13 on T4160/T4161 and T4080/T4081).
    • Packet parsing, classification and distribution up to 50Gb/s
    • Data Center Bridging
  • Interlaken-LA
  • 4x PCIe, two at Gen2 and two at Gen3 (3x PCIe, one at Gen2 and two at Gen3 on T4160/T4161 and T4080/T4081)
  • SR-IOV with two PF and 128 VF
  • 2x Serial RapidIO, 5GHz
    • Serial Rapid IO Message Manager for Type 8 - 11 messages.
  • 2x Serial ATA (SATA2.0) controllers
  • 3x 8-channel DMA engines
  • Aurora high performance debug port

Accelerators and Memory Control

  • Three 64-bit DDR3 and DDR3L SDRAM memory controller with ECC support, operating up to 1866MT/s (two controllers on T4160/T4161 and T4080/T4081)
  • Hardware-based Cryptography acceleration (SEC5.0) to 40Gb/s
  • Data compression/decompression engine (DCE1.0) to 20Gb/s
  • Pattern Matching Engine (PME2.0) to 10Gb/s

Basic Peripherals and Interconnect

  • Enhanced secure digital host controller (SD/MMC/eMMC)
  • Enhanced serial peripheral interface (SPI)
  • 2 x USB controller (USB 2.0) with integrated PHY
  • 4 x I²C controllers, 2 x DUARTs, timers
  • Integrated flash controller (IFC) supporting NAND and NOR flash

Additional Features

  • Trusted boot platform
  • Advanced power management

Comparison Table

T4080 T4081 T4160 T4161 T4240 T4241
Power Variant Standard Low Standard Low Standard Low
Cores (Dual Threaded) 4 8 12
L2 Cache 2MB 4MB 6MB
CoreNet Platform Cache 1MB 1MB 1.5MB
DDR Controllers 2 2 3
SerDes Lanes 24 24 36
Max 10Gbps Ethernet 2 2 4
Max 1Gbps Ethernet 13 13 16
PCIe ports 3 3 4

We recommend the following Quad Port Gigabit Copper EEE PHY

F104S8A F104X8A
Description QSGMII PHY Standard Temperature QSGMII PHY Extended Temperature
Operating Temperature (°C) 0 - 125 -40 - 125
Package Type 12x12, QFN, 138-pin, 0.65mm pin pitch 12x12, QFN, 138-pin, 0.65mm pin pitch
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