Raspberry Pi 2 Model B – BCM2836 PDF Download

The Broadcom chip used in the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

The underlying architecture in BCM2836 is identical to BCM2835. The only significant difference is the removal of the ARM1176JZF-S processor and replacement with a quad-core Cortex-A7 cluster.

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B - BCM2836 PDF Download
Raspberry Pi 2 Model B – BCM2836 PDF Download

Cortex-A7 MPCore processor

The Cortex-A7 MPCore processor is a high-performance, low-power processor that implements the ARMv7-A architecture. The Cortex-A7 MPCore processor has one to four processors in a single multiprocessor device with a L1 cache subsystem, an optional integrated GIC, and an optional L2 cache controller.

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Download BCM2836 ARM-local peripherals


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Download BCM2836 Cortex-A7 MPcore Processor Reference Manual

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