Yummy new CPU/GPU combo

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at openmoko.org
Tue Jun 3 09:06:35 CEST 2008

On Mon, 2 Jun 2008 23:12:30 -0400 "Lally Singh" <lally.singh at gmail.com> babbled:

the day nvidia comes with open drivers for this... we can begin to take an
interest :)

> Seen this?
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7430768.stm
> http://www.engadget.com/2008/06/02/nvidia-launches-tegra-hopes-to-change-the-smartphone-mid-game/
> "The Tegra line will be all-in-one, integrated systems on a chip,
> containing an 800MHz ARM CPU, GeForce GPU, image processor, HD video
> processor, and controllers for all other aspects of core operations
> (memory, USB ports, communication) -- in a package about the size of a
> dime.
> The range will come in two varieties to start -- the Tegra 600 and the
> Tegra 650. Both chips can run games like Quake 3 with full filters and
> anti-aliasing at rates of more than 40 FPS, and will support 1080p
> HDMI, WSXGA+ LCD or CRT, and NTSC/PAL TV outs."
> It's still ARM based, so it should work with OM.  It'll run Android if
> you want, and may end up with a slightly smaller phone, as it
> integrates the GPU.
> -- 
> H. Lally Singh
> Ph.D. Candidate, Computer Science
> Virginia Tech
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