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 Post subject: AMD plans to launch Netbooks Processors next year
PostPosted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 3:05 am 
As Intel’s Atom chips are still dominating the market Freescale, Qualcomm, NVIDIA, and a number of other companies with ARM-based chips could become a serious contributor in the Intel’s lead if smartbooks with integrated 3G and always-connected internet access start to take off.

AMD has been Intel's biggest rival but the company has not placed any importance in the netbook market. But it seems that is about to change. They plan to start taking the ...

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 Post subject: Marvell Announces Quad-Core Processor
PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:27 pm 
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Marvell Announces Another Breakthrough in Chip Technology: World's First Quadruple Core Processor for ARM Instruction Set

Company Extends Leadership in Multicore Processing with Industry-Changing Technology for Mass Market, High Volume Gaming, and Consumer Applications

Santa Clara, California (January 6, 2010) — Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced another breakthrough in advanced chip design: the world's first "quadruple" core processor for applications utilizing the ARM instruction set. Building on a ...

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 Post subject: NVIDIA Tegra 250 (A.K.A: Tegra 2) SoC
PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:21 am 
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NVIDIA Tegra 250 (A.K.A Tegra 2)

The NVIDIA® Tegra™ 250 processor delivers an uncompromised Web experience, including ultra low power Flash 10.1 acceleration, and unmatched multimedia to variety of devices.


Key Features

* Dual-core ARM® Cortex -A9 MPCore™ Processor
o Symmetric Multi-Processing support for blazing fast web browsing performance, improving load times and rendering of complex pages
o Processing efficiency of Cortex-A9 provides industry leading performance in lowest power envelope

* Ultra Low Power ...

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 Post subject: Qualcom Snapdragon QSD8250 Chipsets (SoC)
PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:15 am 
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Qualcom Snapdragon QSD8250 Chipsets (SoC)


* 1 GHz CPU

* 600MHz DSP

* Support for GSM, GPRS, EDGE, HSPA

* Integrated 3G mobile broadband

* Support for Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® connectivity

* Built-in seventh-generation gpsOne® engine with Standalone-GPS and Assisted-GPS modes

* High-definition (720p) video decode, and multiple video codec support

* High-performance 3D graphics – up to 22M triangles/sec and 133M 3D pixels/sec

* High-resolution up to WXGA (1280x720) display support

* 12-megapixel ...

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 Post subject: What is the difference between Snapdragon & Tegra 250?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:39 am 
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What is the difference between the Qualcomm Snapdragon & Nvidia Tegra 250?

Let me share with all of you what I know. As for the SoC itself, for now it seems that Nvidia is leading the pack with its Tegra 250 (a.k.a Tegra 2) SoC because it uses ARM Aplication Processor (CPU) core called Cortex-A9, which is out-of-order. Forget about other 6 cores in the Tegra 250 SoC as I'm only discussing about ...

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