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Samsung teases with image of Exynos 5 Octa chipset

25 January, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Samsung teases with image of Exynos 5 Octa chipset - read the full textThe Samsung Exynos 5 Octa chipset caused a lot of excitement and the SamsungExynos Twitter account is slowly fanning the flames with little teasing tidbits of info like this image of the chipset. Itís a 3D render of the SoC rather than a photo of a production unit. In the same tweet, Samsung is...

 

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> In reply to trettet @ 2013-01-27 10:25 from 2ApS - click to readYou can change the governor setting from ondemand (this is default) if you have a customer ROM or something like setCPU.

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  • 2013-02-18 21:12
  • m56f

> In reply to taz @ 2013-02-09 15:23 from IvdZ - click to readThe idea belongs to ARM (big-LITTLE).

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  • 2013-02-18 20:55
  • m56f

> In reply to Judroid @ 2013-01-25 16:38 from HHHH - click to readbest idea EVAAAAAAH .. lol seriously .. that'd make more sense to call it a quad duo and shut a lot of idiots up -- wonder how long apple will take to claim this idea belonged to them first and sue ? i see it sucking really hard to be an apple fanboy in a year or two with them being more foucused on suing people while other companies are innovating the hell of their devices ..... hmm .

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  • 2013-02-09 15:23
  • IvdZ

> In reply to punkoz @ 2013-02-04 14:00 from 8%6d - click to readorrr.....you are trying to sound like you know a lot when you know very little

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  • 2013-02-06 10:42
  • 4QSR

Let's see..
No one is taking in mind the OS.. (Android jelly bean)
What dis we get in android 4.1? Yep project butter
How is this processor gonna work with android 4.1?
My guess is that the A15 will turn on when you touch the screen for scrolling or opening app and A7 will work when you're listening music or reading something.
Don't forget that project butter works once you touch the screen so A7 will probably be active when your phone is locked or you're reading something in facebook or whatsapp or a website and you will feel the beast perfomance of A15 once you touch the screen.
This may sound dumb and not so energy efficient but if it will work this way I'm sure it'll save lot of juice :)
Then again I may be wrong! And it won't work this way :)

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  • 2013-02-04 14:00
  • 8%6d

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-27 03:39 from 4wDe - click to readDude real game is how ur octa i.e, 2 sets of quad understands ur task load intelligently and efficiently and response as quick as possible during the entire operation while the load is being continuously shifted between the two set of quads.

Any company can come up with octa chips based processors with big.little architecture but the game is how well your 2 quads responds to each other. So, u can't just say its a waste that quad A7 being a slow processor defines your real power.

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  • 2013-02-03 22:36
  • U{Ay

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-28 05:28 from IaHY - click to readOr apparently not choosing Samsung is for people who cant spell choose?

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  • 2013-01-29 15:33
  • 4QSR

> In reply to Thephonegeek @ 2013-01-26 14:14 from uNVL - click to readEmm, the ARM A-15 core is, clock for clock as fast as the Atom core, so a dual core A-15 ARM processor is the same speed as an Atom D525 dual core... this means that the 4 core processor we're talking about here is TWICE as powerful as the dual core Atom processor you're talking about...

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  • 2013-01-29 13:34
  • Snsc

samsung is only good for people who chase spec

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  • 2013-01-28 05:28
  • IaHY

Hope that this will gonna be a great cpu,and then galaxy s4 will be really great!.come on samsung,do your best and even more!!!!!!!!

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  • 2013-01-27 20:28
  • gxKn

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-27 14:17 from t7xD - click to readCopying would mean to use the same 4+1 model that NVidia used, which is a sad excuse for a big.LITTLE if I ever saw one. A novel idea but that extra core only gets used for...sleeping? The A7 quad is used for actual tasks instead and isn't a waste at all, it means more battery life all around. Something tegra's +1 just can't handle.

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  • 2013-01-27 18:19
  • 4NjV

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-01-27 14:17 from t7xD - click to readNothing to do with law suits, the idea of bigLittle is to have. The idea is to have the same amount of big/little core. The end game is a SoC that can run both the more powerful SoC and the less powerful ones at the same time.

E.G. Your gaming and you use 2 A15's for that, and all the other background tasks run A7's saving you battery life. If you just had 4 A15's then you would be running all your background tasks on that too.

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  • 2013-01-27 15:19
  • 3aBX

I agree with one of the comments below. This chipset is just quadcore and not really an 8 core cpu. 4 low powered cores is a waste. They copied Nvidia's Tegra 4plus1 design but used 4 low powered cores for battery saving to avoid law suit.

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  • 2013-01-27 14:17
  • t7xD

> In reply to hnh852003 @ 2013-01-27 01:01 from uA0T - click to readWell spoken. People just dont think about these things...Wait...They just dont think...they drama

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  • 2013-01-27 12:09
  • 4QSR

> In reply to ge @ 2013-01-26 11:44 from vpcR - click to readDude it's basically a quad-core. A7 for light tasks and a15 for heavy tasks. If all 8cores work together the battery life would be a disaster. Think before you comment.

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  • 2013-01-27 10:25
  • th9G

there should be an option in the settings to use low power mode, balanced mode, or High performance mode..just like in windows..

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  • 2013-01-27 10:25
  • 2ApS

Hope that the exynos 5 octa will be the greatest processor ever made!!!!!!!!.and then it will gonna be the processor of the Samsung galaxy s4!!!.so came on Samsung do more then your best!!!!!!!

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  • 2013-01-27 09:14
  • S1cW

Hope that the exynos 5 octa will be the greatest processor ever made!!!!!!!!.and then it will gonna be the processor of the Samsung galaxy s4!!!.so came on Samsung do more then your best!!!!!!!

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  • 2013-01-27 09:05
  • S1cW

> In reply to Yani2000 @ 2013-01-26 15:36 from 3pwj - click to readNo mate there wont be lag. It just uses the A15s more than the A7s. A7 is for minor processes in the background. This ensures that the A15 wont have any lag at all.

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  • 2013-01-27 05:51
  • uvs0

> In reply to Phonenab @ 2013-01-26 10:20 from Fht4 - click to readHaving A7 cores work with A15 cores will only slow the system down. There's a reason only 1 set is active at any time. Your overall system is only as fast as your slowest component

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  • 2013-01-27 03:39
  • 4wDe

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