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2/16/2011 02:14 PM EST
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eewiz
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re: Qualcomm tips quad-core Snapdragon plan
eewiz   2/18/2011 3:04:42 PM
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the clock frequency is dynamically scaled based on load. i.e if the device is not used, clock will be running very slowly. Also the multiple cores helps to dynamically lower the supply voltage to save power at the same performance. in short, no issues with power

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selinz   2/18/2011 1:45:17 PM
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2.5Ghz in a cellphone? I already have to carry around 2 extra batteries on my Epic. My poor iPhone compadres are always looking for some place to plug in. With these big, bright displays and snappy processors, I'm surprised that we haven't seen a 4K mA-hr battery in one of these bad boys..

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metafor   2/16/2011 4:52:40 PM
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nVidia's quad-core will be 40nm, using Cortex A9's. 28nm quad-cores from nVidia won't be available until 2012 either.

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eewiz   2/16/2011 2:32:23 PM
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"Dual and quad-core versions are expected to sample early in 2012" Again QCOM is too late. Nvidia is sampling quad core ARM chip now with full production starting in August. Why QCOM is so late? http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4213186/Nvidia-demos-quad-core-Tegra-in-tablet

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