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st7761
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re: Renesas to show quad, octo 'big-little' chips at MWC
st7761   2/14/2013 4:31:31 PM
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Unlike some Big.Little designs, the Renesas chip allows all four cores to be active at the same time.(only 1x A7 to 2x A7/2x A15)

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re: Renesas to show quad, octo 'big-little' chips at MWC
help.fulguy   2/12/2013 9:55:06 PM
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They might as well put just A7s. A15 is going suck power like from a fire hose.

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re: Renesas to show quad, octo 'big-little' chips at MWC
dimopep   2/12/2013 1:38:41 PM
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A more interesting use case would be the concurrent LTE download / WiFi upload to a TV. Which will put higher requirements on the device coexistence front of course.

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re: Renesas to show quad, octo 'big-little' chips at MWC
eewiz   2/12/2013 11:23:46 AM
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Good to see Renesas fighting back. Hope they give Qualcomm and Nvidia a good run for their money.

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re: Renesas to show quad, octo 'big-little' chips at MWC
ChipConnoisseur   2/12/2013 11:14:29 AM
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Didn't ARM say they have about 15 big.Little licenses? We should probably see more companies using it.



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