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sglass68
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re: Analysis gives first look inside Apple's A4 processor
sglass68   6/1/2010 10:05:42 AM
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Hi, I think your Dhrystone numbers are out by a factor of 1000. ARM's Cortex-A8 is 2 DMIPS / MHz, not 2000. Regards, Simon

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EET Administrator   5/11/2010 11:33:56 PM
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luting   5/10/2010 3:18:17 PM
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Is this really Apple own design or Samsung chip with Apple logo on it?

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rick merritt   5/8/2010 4:19:37 PM
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What's I'd love to see is more comparisons between the capabilities of the A4 and other similar generation ARM mobile processors like the Qualcomm Snapdragon, Nvidia Tegra 1/2 and TI OMAP 3/4.

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CharlieCL   5/8/2010 12:51:05 PM
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Looks no performance advance in A4. What is the magic of 10 hours running time?

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SL325   5/8/2010 5:25:49 AM
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I think they are 3D multi chip modules so that is probably the size of the DRAM integrated into the package

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craigth   5/7/2010 10:24:05 PM
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What would really be a great compliment to this analysis articel is to investigate and report what EDA design tools were used to design the chips.

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