Yummy new CPU/GPU combo
lee.grime at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 23:24:54 CEST 2008
See the response to my 'OPEN HARDWARE' e.g SoC post the other day!
Some of you need to climb out of your softie comfort zone!
On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 15:06 +0800, Carsten Haitzler wrote:
> 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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