MediaTek's new octa-core processor will be powered by the new ARM Cortex-A17

By Shawn Knight
Feb 11, 2014
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  1. Mobile chipset manufacturer MediaTek has been making some serious waves in the industry as of late. Last month, the company announced the first true octa-core ARM processor, the MT6592, packing eight 28-nanometer ARM Cortex-A7 cores. And with the recent introduction...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    One must assume it'll be 64 bit compatible...Should be good.
  3. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,665   +1,949

    Would be good to get x265 hardware-decoded by the desktop Video cards. For now there is still too much strain on the CPU.

    I'm running here a movie at 1080P, on a top-notch system (i7-4770@4.6Ghz, NVidia GTX 780), and it keeps the CPU at 15% on Windows 8.1 (VLC 2.1.3)

    For now looks like mobile devices take a leap forward, with hardware-decoded x265.

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