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Comparison between NIOS II and dual processor Cortex A9 ARM

JEL_W
Beginner
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Hi all,

 

I have to design, an acquisition chain and do the data processing on FPGA, so i'm quite hesitant between using ARM or NIOS for the design, I know that ARM is a hardcore and NIOS is a softcore, but for more speed, high precision , what is the most optimized processor ?

thank you all

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Ahmed_H_Intel1
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Hi, NIOS II gives you the flexibility of having multi core (2,3,4,..) and to connect them with peripherals, supports you with the required HAL drivers. The ARM is a hardcore device which you can achive it's performance by having FPGA-SoC device to get the best of two worlds. I recommend you to use one of the FPGA-SoC devices that have FPGA with ARM processor on-chip. Regards.
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