Samsung’s New Exynos 5 Octa to Target Tegra 4 & Snapdragon 800
View Single Post
January 11, 2013, 04:36 PM
Hall Of Fame
Join Date: Feb 2011
My System Specs
Originally Posted by
Didn't we already do this with PC hardware? hardware is multi-core but software is single threaded so it can't take advantage of multiple cores.
It's really awesome that Samsung and all these other companies are releasing multi-core CPU/APU/ARM whatever you want to call it but unless they can magically translate single threaded software into multi-core optimized software. I don't really see point or benefit to this unless I've missed a page and don't know about the magical translation that happens on the fly..
In fact, I would rather like to see a decent dual or quad core CPU that consumes less than 10% of current gen CPU while on load. THAT would be something worthwhile to get excited about. Although on a second thought it might be nice to see something like this in a one of those smaller PC (PC in a drive, Gumstix, etc.) and use it as a media player.
You are thinking too small... these are not just for cell phones but could also be used in low power servers.
My System Specs
Gigabyte Z68M-D2H m-atx
Intel i5 2500k @4.2 Hyper 212+
16gb Mushkin Blackine Enhanced Frostbyte 4x4gb
MSI GTX 560 TI Twin Frozr II OC @950/1900/2300 .987v
1TB WD Caviar Black SATA III 64mb cache
Antec HCG 620W
Silverstone Temjin TJ08B-E
LG DVD burner/ writer
LG W2442PA-BF 24IN 1920x1080 2MS
Windows 7 Home Premium
View Public Profile
Send a private message to JJThomp
Find all posts by JJThomp