Marvell ARMADA 510 Application Processor

500 series
Marvell ARMADA 510 Application Processor
Computing Horsepower with Seamless Connectivity for
High-end Smartbook, MID and Tablet Designs
PRODUCT OVERVIEW
The Marvell® ARMADA™ 510 is a high-performance, highly integrated, low-power system-on-chip (SoC) with an
ARM v6/v7-compliant superscalar processor core, hardware graphics processing unit, video decoding acceleration
hardware and a broad range of peripherals. Targeted for smartbooks, thin clients, mobile internet devices (MIDs)
and tablet devices, this high-performance SoC answers the need for fast processing and a rich multimedia user
experience, in a low-power design that offers quick Internet browsing, software compatibility, HD video, 3D graphics
and high-speed connectivity. Marvell’s ARMADA 510 (88AP510) SoC gives developers a fully integrated design
that provides end users with the portability and similar battery life experience of a smartphone, along with the
multimedia, software and browser performance of a PC.
BLOCK DIAGRAM
16/32-bit
8/16-bit
BootROM
NAND Flash
DDR2/3
VGA
Dual
Display
SPI + PWM
RTC
Fuse/OTP
2 Ports
2 Ports
4 Ports
4 Ports
4 Ports
SPI
Marvell
32 KB L1
Sheeva™ CPU I-Cache
ARMv6/v7
Super-Scalar
2.42 DMIPS/ 32 KB L1
D-Cache
MHz
FPU
V3.0
WMMX2
Camera I/F
GPU
2D/3D
Graphics
15 MT/sec
300 MP/sec
512 KB L2 Cache
SDIO
UART
MPP
Audio
AC ‘97/12S
Audio
12S/SPDIF
SSP
TWSI
TWSI
Cryptographic
Engine and
Security
Accelerator
AES, DES,
3DES,
SHA-1, MD5
SATA 3.0G b/s
AHCI 2.0
DMA and XOR
Engines
vMeta
HD Video
Decorder
1080p
H264, VC-1
MPEG2
Power Management
GbE MAC
USB 2.0
Host/Device
2 Ports
PCIe
Root Hub
2 Ports
Fig 1. Marvell ARMADA 510 (88AP510) Application Processor
KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS
FEATURES
BENEFITS
• High-performance superscalar CPU core (1.2GHz) with 512KB level 2
cache
• Quick system response under sophisticated OS environments
• Fast Internet browsing response
• Amazing system performance for multimedia applications
• Integrated high-speed 3D graphics and video engine
• High-performance multimedia user experience
–HD video decode support up to 1080p 60Hz with excellent viewing
experience
–3D graphics support for gaming, UI, and Adobe® Flash® acceleration
• Superior power management with long battery life design
• High speed I/O integration
• Enables cell phone-like long battery life in computing products
– Multiple power islands and cell phone class power management
enables low power designs
– DDR3 support, one-third lower power consumption compared to DDR2
• Complete I/O integration for simple design and high-speed functionality
–SATA AHCI 2.0 support at 3Gb/sec
–PCI Express i/f supports both root hub and end point modes
–Integrated Gb Ethernet controller
–USB 2.0 supports both host and device modes
500 series
Marvell ARMADA 510
APPLICATIONS
The ARMADA 510 is an ideal solution for smartbook, thin client, MID, tablet computer designs as well as
entertainment systems with HD video decoding requirements. The CPU, VPU and GPU (processor units) of ARMADA
510 enable an excellent multimedia experience for the user. The superscalar CPU, equipped with a large 512KB
level 2 cache, provides the horsepower of a “PC class” processor enabling a rich Internet browsing experience. The
integrated hardware HD video processor allows for excellent multi-media viewing, while the integrated hardware
graphics processor unit (GPU) provides 2D and 3D graphics acceleration and support for the Open GL ES 2.0 and
Open VG standards. With excellent application and multimedia processing capabilities, the ARMADA 510 can support
a wide variety of battery-powered and wall-powered devices. Marvell offers complete development platforms for the
ARMADA 510 SoC, enabling customers to start their designs without waiting for their own hardware. Development
platforms are also available in multiple form factor designs for smartbook, thin client, MID and tablet computer
designs from Marvell ODM and CM partners.
Camera
Module
DDR3 SDRAM
1GB
SPI NOR
32Mb
G-Sensor
AC97
12C
88W8688
USB 2.0
Hub
SATA
Connector
8bit Data
SPI
SDIO
SD Card
NAND FLASH
4GB
SDIO
Marvell
Sheeva™ CPU
ARM v7
Super Scaler
32/32/512KB
1.2GHz
FPU v.3
GC600 3D Gfx
Vmeta
1080p Decoder
WMMX2
Digital
RGB
LVDS
LVDS
Transmitter
32bit
HDMI
TX
PMU
88DE2750
USB
88AP510
USB
SATA
10.1” LCD+TSC
TSC
RGMII
VGA
12S
CODEC
GigE
PHY
AMP
1st
PCIe
Mini
Card
TVOut
2nd
PCIe
Mini
Card
Battery
7.4V,
2700mAH
12V
DC/DC
88PG839
RJ45 LAN
Connector
AC-in
88EM8041
PowerSmart™
PFC Adaptor
System
Development
Board
Fig 2. System
Development
Board
Block Diagram
THE MARVELL ADVANTAGE: Marvell chipsets come with complete reference designs which include board layout designs, software,
manufacturing diagnostic tools, documentation, and other items to assist customers with product evaluation and production. Marvell’s
worldwide field application engineers collaborate closely with end customers to develop and deliver new leading-edge products for quick
time-to-market. Marvell utilizes world-leading semiconductor foundry and packaging services to reliably deliver high-volume and low-cost
total solutions.
ABOUT MARVELL: Marvell is a leader in storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. Marvell’s diverse product portfolio includes
switching, transceiver, communications controller, processor, wireless, power management, and storage solutions that power the entire
communications infrastructure, including enterprise, metro, home, storage, and digital entertainment solutions. For more information, visit our
Web site at www.marvell.com.
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