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Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa CPUs will be able to use all eight cores at once in Q4

We’ll have to change our terminology for Samsung’s Exynos 5 Octa mobile chips now. We’ve been calling them “not-quite” eight core CPUs since they can’t actually use all eight at once, but the company’s new Heterogeneous Multi-Processing solution is going … Continue reading

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Qualcomm trolls MediaTek’s octa-core tech with not-so-subtle video (updated)

When MediaTek announced that it would be producing true eight-core mobile processors later this year, we knew it was only a matter of time before its main rival Qualcomm chimed in. As illustrated by a set of guitar amplifiers, the … Continue reading

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Qualcomm slams MediaTek’s new octa-core processors in explainer video

SUMMARY: Qualcomm is hoping to prove that eight cores are not always better than four, with a short clip comparing its latest quad-core Snapdragon processor to the octa-core competition. The processor wars are heating up. While Qualcomm has had its … Continue reading

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