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    News - Marvell launches first quad-core ARM processor

    Chip maker Marvell is not letting the likes of Qualcomm, NVIDIA and Broadcom have things their own way in the SoC market.
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    Re: News - Marvell launches first quad-core ARM processor

    This could be awesome provided the OS makes appropriate use of the cores.

    One for the mobile stack, one for the UI (because if there's one thing I hate it's a slow UI), and two for apps.

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    Re: News - Marvell launches first quad-core ARM processor

    With a proper kernel, and half decent software, you don't really need to allocate a core to a particular job.

    Run the GUI at a high priority, in a thread of its own, that's what many developers forget.
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    Re: News - Marvell launches first quad-core ARM processor

    Quote Originally Posted by mikerr View Post
    With a proper kernel, and half decent software
    Yeah, but I'm jaded, so to me they're two pretty big assumptions

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