Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
vbehravan
User Rank
Rookie
192-core?!
vbehravan   1/24/2014 1:24:58 PM
NO RATINGS
Can someone please explain me where the term "192-core" comes from?!!

rick merritt
User Rank
Author
Power consumption
rick merritt   1/9/2014 11:52:04 AM
NO RATINGS
@Jim: Thanks for calling Nvidia out on their market head spin about the "192" GPU cores on what are better called quad and dual CPU core products.

Now if they would only say how much POWER they burn while running those console games on your smartphone they might reveal a little more about the product's potential in smartphones in 2014 and beyond.

Do I remember correctly that high power consumption was a limiting factor for earlier Nvidia Tegra mobile SoCs?

Caleb Kraft
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Nice Crop Circles
Caleb Kraft   1/7/2014 12:18:42 PM
NO RATINGS
It seems like I've heard of other companies using crop circles to promote. I may be mistaken. I do know a tobacco company planned to do so at some point, I read about it in a book by a woman who worked at a PR firm.

LarryM99
User Rank
CEO
Performance / Watt
LarryM99   1/6/2014 5:32:53 PM
NO RATINGS
It seems a little dicey to advertise the eye-catching capability of a chip going into a car, but there are some serious applications where that kind of horsepower (so to speak) could be useful. Have they said anything about what kind of performance / watt can be had from this? Are they strictly targeting it to in-car entertainment?

JimMcGregor
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Nice Crop Circles
JimMcGregor   1/6/2014 12:03:55 PM
NO RATINGS
The crop circles definitely go down as one of the most creative and economic marketing promotions. It's also interesting that NVIDIA is only counting the GPU cores on the K1 as a "192-core" SoC and not the CPU cores. In any case, offering both 32-bit and 64-bit versions that are pin-compatible is a wise strategy as the industry manages the transition to 64-bit OSs and applications.

Susan Rambo
User Rank
Blogger
Nice Crop Circles
Susan Rambo   1/6/2014 10:35:35 AM
NO RATINGS
And Nvidia revealed they were behind the crop circles. Clever marketing campaign.



EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Aging Brass: Cow Poop vs. Horse Doo-Doo
Max Maxfield
7 comments
As you may recall, one of the things I want to do with the brass panels I'm using in my Inamorata Prognostication Engine is to make them look really old. Since everything is being mounted ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
11 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
11 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
45 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)