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Qualcomm’s powerful new HPU the S4

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 7th 2011 | Permalink
Categories: Blogs, Engineering and Development,
Tags: gpu qualcomm snapdragon krait simd adreno hexagon dsp s4 processor

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Initially leveraging a 28nm process from TSMC, Qualcomm has announced its Snapdragon S4 class of processors, of which the first member is the MSM8960 with an Adreno 225 GPU. The new 1.5 GHz processor (S4 will scale up to 2.5GHz) has Qualcomm’s micro-architectural design with four independent, proprietary ARM Cortex