What is the difference between SHARC and SHARC+ Core pipeline?

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SHARC+ Core has a 11 stage pipeline whereas the SHARC Core has 3 or 5 stages of pipeline.


SHARC Core was first introduced as a 3 stage pipeline and the family of processors till ADSP-212xx has this 3 stage pipeline. From ADSP-213xx onwards, the pipeline was upgraded to 5 stages. Now ADSP-SC5xx has SHARC+ Core which has 11 stages of pipeline.