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i960® Processors

High performance 32-bit embedded RISC processors

Previous generations of embedded Intel® processors may not be supported by Intel. Refer to the comprehensive embedded processor and chipset roadmap for products backed by Intel’s seven-year extended lifecycle support.


Product1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Clock Speed Bus Speed Instruction Cache Data Cache Data RAM Launch
80960JA 33, 25, 16 MHz 32 MHz 2 Kb 1 Kb 1 Kb Q3 '02
80960JF 33, 25 MHz 32 MHz 4 Kb 2 Kb 1 Kb Q3 '02
80960JD 66/33, 50/25, 40/20, 33/16 MHz 32 MHz 4 Kb 3 Kb 1 Kb Q3 '02
80960JS 33, 25 MHz 32 MHz 16 Kb 4 Kb 1 Kb Q3 '02
80960JC 66/33, 50/25 MHz 32 MHz 16 Kb 4 Kb 1 Kb Q3 '02
80960JT 100/33 MHz 32 MHz 16 Kb 4 Kb 1 Kb Q3 '02
80960VH 100/33 MHz 32 MHz 16 Kb 4 Kb 1 Kb Q3 '02

Additional Resources

Technical documents
  Application Note: Intel® i960® Processor and Intel XScale® Processor Initialization Comparison
  Application Note: AP-712 — DRAM Controller for i960® Jx JA/JF/JD Microprocessors
  Application Note: AP-716 — 80960Cx/80960Jx/80960Hx Architectural Comparison
  Application Note: Interfacing the i960® Jx Microprocessor to the NEC µPD98401* Local ATM Segmentation and Reassembly (SAR) Chip
  Application Note: Upgrading Designs from the 3.3 V, 5 V Tolerant 80960JA/JF/JD Embedded Processors to the 80960JT
  Datasheet: 80960JA/JF/JD/JS/JC/JT 3.3 V Embedded 32-Bit Microprocessor
  Datasheet: Intel® i960® VH Embedded-PCI Processor
  Guides: i960® Jx Microprocessor Instruction Set and Register Quick Reference
  FAQ: i960® Jx processors frequently asked questions
  FAQ: i960® VH Embedded-PCI Processors Frequently Asked Questions
  FAQ: i960® Processors General Frequently Asked Questions
  Manual: i960® Jx Microprocessor Developer's Manual
  Manual: Intel® i960® VH Processor Developer's Manual
  Manual: EVAL80960VH Evaluation Platform Board Manual
  Manual: gdb960 User's Manual
  Manual: Getting Started with the i960® Processor Development Tools
  Manual: Getting Started with the 80960 QUICKval Kit
  Manual: Intel® 80960 QUICKval Quick Reference Card
  Manual: i960® Microprocessor CTOOLS Application Development Tools
  Manual: i960® Microprocessor User's Guide for Cyclone and PCI-SDK Evaluation Platforms
  Manual: i960® Processor Assembler User's Guide
  Manual: i960® Processor Compiler User's Manual
  Manual: i960® Processor Library Supplement
  Manual: i960® Processor Software Utilities User's Guide
  Manual: i960® Processor Tools License Guide
  Manual: MON960 Debug Monitor User's Guide
  Performance Brief: i960® Microprocessor
  Product Brief: Intel® i960® Family Linecard
  Product Brief: GVH80960PCI Software Development and Embedded-PCI Processor Evaluation Kit
  Schematic: Cyclone schematics, 80960JD66 module (also for JS33/JC66/JT100)
  Schematic: Cyclone schematics, squall ethernet module
  Schematic: DRAM Cntrlr postrcript schematics, 80960Jx (JA/JF/JD)
  Schematic: Postscript Schem for Jx (JA/JF/JD) DRAM Design
  Schematic: Cyclone eval board schematics
  Specification Update: Intel® i960® VH Embedded-PCI Processor
Tools and software
  Manual: Intel® 80960 QUICKval Quick Reference Card
  Code examples: 80960Jx startup code
  Code examples: Cyclone EP example program install
  Code examples: Jx (JA/JF/JD) DRAM design infor for AP-712
  Code examples: SRC 80960 Software Examples
  Executable: Monitor used to talk to eval board
  BSDL file for the 80960Jx 196-Pin mini PBGA
  BSDL file for the 80960Jx 132-Pin PGA 14
  BSDL file for the 80960Jx 132-Pin PQFP p
  BSDL file for the VH
  IBIS 80960Jx (JC/JS/JT) PQFP 3.3 V I/O
  IBIS 80960Jx (JC/JS/JT) PQFP 5 V I/O
  IBIS 80960JA/JF (16,25,33MHz) 132-Pin PGA
  Specification Update: 80960Jx Microprocessor


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