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NVIDIA Kal-El Has 5 Cores

NVIDIA Kal-El Has 5 Cores

NVIDIA releases Kal-El white papers, which announces a fifth Cortex A9 companion core specifically designed to handle less demanding tasks in effort to minimize power consumption caused by active standby processes. The Companion core’s max operating frequency gets capped at 500MHz, offering higher performance and greater efficiency per watt when running menial tasks and this leaves the four main cores free to take care of the stuff it does best. Project Kal-El also includes a brand-new 12-core GPU that delivers up to 3x the graphics performance of Tegra 2 and the Variable SMP architecture is also completely OS transparent, which means that operating systems and applications don’t need to be redesigned to take advantage of the fifth core……………….

By On September 23, 2011 Respond
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