- NetLogic Microsystems
Alchemy is a microprocessor family of the company Raza Microelectronics ( RMI short ). The processors were released on June 13, 2006 by Advanced Micro Devices under a strategic partnership to RMI. RMI will further develop the Alchemy product range and AMD continue to market them under their own name. RMI was acquired by NetLogic Microsystems, a specialist in network components, in turn, acquired by Broadcom itself in February 2012.
Alchemy is based on a 32- bit MIPS architecture with numerous enhancements such as AES encryption and the like. The design is optimized for low power consumption.
Area of application
The Alchemy is mainly installed in embedded systems such as Web pads or set- top boxes. The operating system is Microsoft Windows CE.NET, Linux or VxWorks are used.
- Au1200, Au1250
- Au1310, Au1320, Au1350, Au1370, Au1380
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