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Submission + - Nvidia reveals 5th core in upcoming Kal-El SoC (

An anonymous reader writes: Nvidia today revealed some interesting new details about Tegra 2's much-anticipated successor. As it turns out Kal-El will include a fifth core, or companion core, built using a "special low power silicone process" which works on tasks at a low frequency. Each of these cores is an ARM Cortex A9 CPU that's individually enabled and disabled based on workload, but all five can't run at once.
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Nvidia reveals 5th core in upcoming Kal-El SoC

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