Saturday, January 22, 2011

Nvidia to release Quad-Core Tegra 3 "very soon"

An Nvidia spokesperson has confirmed the company's plans to push its ARM-based Tegra mobile platform into the realms of quad-core computing.

While firm details are still not available, Nvidia's general manager of mobile business, Michael Rayfield, is quoted in a recent interview on Hexus saying that a Tegra 3 chip will be making an appearance very soon.

According to the site, the new Tegra will pack four processing cores into its design, potentially making it the first tablet-orientated quad-core chip to hit the market as a commercially available product.

The announcement of a quad-core Tegra 3 comes hot on the heels of Nvidia's announcement of Project Denver; a Tegra equivalent for the desktop and server market, which combines a general-purpose ARM-based CPU with a GeForce-class GPU in a single product.

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via Bit-Tech

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