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We upgrade hardware too fast. Theres no need for a Quad Core in a tablet. I'm running a Dual Core Athlon 5000+ and it works perfectly. My laptop runs on a Core 2 DUO and works perfectly.
Yeah, and who needs more than 512 kb memory.

I say bring it on... Apps are getting more and more complicated every day and we can use the power (I hate stuttering/waiting for background stuff to load). Also, contrary to what one might think, a quad core CPU is more power efficient.
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Sweet, Apple rumors again, its been a week without, finally something to fill the void.
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post #13 of 22
If it had higher resolution. It'd be perfect for comic reading
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I don't see why you want a faster tablet unless they throw in a lot of new features( or games, higher resolution etc). iPads are already fast enough.
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post #15 of 22
If the IPad 3 gets announced, ill pick one up on release date.
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2012 will be a critical year for the iPad as it faces competition from Tegra 3 powered Android tablets, the Kindle Fire, and Windows 8 slates.
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post #17 of 22
uuuh, isn't this supposed to be the "overclock" forum?

dude, throw in the fastest beast you can on dat iPad3! Go all out!

what is with this technology advancing too fast mentality.

If it was something morally equivocal like human cloning I can understand (even then that's a whole 'nother issue), but we're talking about tablets.

Not to mention the potential of AR is just barely being tapped. I can't wait to see Iron Man HUD display realized in mass consumers' hands or to be able to harness the power of a PS3 or high-end comp within a tablet.

bring on quad, 8-cores, whatever! If anything homebrew will take care of the rest to make sure they get put to good use.
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And all of those need an OS that is actually optimized for those tablets. lol
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Dont they always release early of each year, well thats been the pattern so far
 
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post #20 of 22
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Dont they always release early of each year, well thats been the pattern so far
Yes, around about April.

>>>>>

This isn't going to happen. The iPad 3 is going to launch with the A6 and a retina display between April-June 2012 (there's no evidence of this but it's pretty much a solid bet right now). I'm going to speculate and say that the A6 will be an 800MHz-1.2GHz quad-core with 1GB of RAM and an SGX543MP4 for the iPad, and the same SGX543MP2 for the next iPhone.
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