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[Engadget]1.2GHz Tegra 2 3D chips suggested by leaked slide, coming 'spring'

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Darn, we've barely started getting acquainted with Tegra 2, yet NVIDIA seems to already be preparing the stage for a sort of Tegra 2.5 -- a 1.2GHz dual-core chip that'll be marketed as a 3D-capable mobile processor. This T25 silicon is apparently set for mass production in the first quarter of this year, with availability coming up in the spring. Given the noises we keep hearing about 3D going mobile, this is one rumor that makes a lot of sense -- and even if you're a staunch supporter of the 2D creed, you can't deny that a sped-up Tegra 2 CPU sounds pretty delicious.
http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/23/1...get-iphone-url
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This is nice, but they need to be real power savers too.
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Nvidia is bringing the heat in the mobile section. Tegra 2 and 2.5 should be money makers for them if Nvidia can dominate the Android Tablet SoC scene. Can't wait to see Tegra 2 in a US phone.
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honestly, i think the arm cortex a8 was certainly enough. if they just take that and reduce the power usage, then that would be amazing. right now for smartphones, the software is the bottleneck
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honestly, i think the arm cortex a8 was certainly enough. if they just take that and reduce the power usage, then that would be amazing. right now for smartphones, the software is the bottleneck
The dual core A9 platform supposedly uses less power than a single core A8 SoC.
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The dual core A9 platform supposedly uses less power than a single core A8 SoC.
If so, then great but except for benchmarks, the single a9 would probably have the same performance as the dual core and consume much less power. all i'm saying is that there is no need to push for power when the OSes are rather poorly optomised.
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honestly, i think the arm cortex a8 was certainly enough. if they just take that and reduce the power usage, then that would be amazing. right now for smartphones, the software is the bottleneck
Who said anything about smartphones? Smartphones are pointless, the screens are too samll to be productive, it takes at least 5 (being generous)times as long to find the same info on the net using a smartphone as it does using a pc. Bring on the tablets that behave like laptops.
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