Apparatus for controlling power of processor having a plurality of cores and control method of the same

  • US 20050154931A1
  • Filed: 12/20/2004
  • Published: 07/14/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/13/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An apparatus for controlling power of a processor having a plurality of cores, comprising:

  • a plurality of power supply means each for independently supplying power to one of a plurality of cores provided in one processor;

    means for checking at least one among a core use state, a core power mode or a core use amount of each core and for turning on/off said each core; and

    means for controlling the plurality of power supply means according to said on/off operation of said each core.

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