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Samsung Considering AMD Or NVIDIA For Future Exynos GPU Tech

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Samsung Considering AMD Or NVIDIA For Future Exynos GPU Tech

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Samsung could also be making plans to ditch Qualcomm, who prefer its personal Exynos chips with AMD or NVIDIA GPUs

Paul Briden 14:15, 12 Sep 2016

Samsung is allegedly in talks with each AMD and Nvidia in regards to the prospect of both producer creating GPUs for its long run Exynos cellular processors. The phrase comes by means of respected source SamMobile, which says that Samsung needs to prevent the use of ARM Mali GPUs for its Exynos hardware. On a equivalent observe, the document additionally says that Samsung is hoping to modify only to the use of its personal Exynos chips for long run units, taking out Qualcomm from the equation solely.

It is idea that at the present, even if Samsung is in talks with each GPU companies, NVIDIA is the extra interesting participant within the recreation because of its Pascal structure. AMD additionally has a robust case even though with the hot Sony PS4 Professional being powered by way of its Polaris structure.

Consistent with the document, and corroborating rumours, we will have to be expecting that handsets introduced in 2017 will nonetheless function Exynos processors the use of ARM GPUs, however the use of Heterogeneous Gadget Structure (HSA); this permits each CPU and GPU to extra successfully percentage reminiscence for higher general efficiency. It's idea that a transfer to new GPU hardware, and an abandonment of Qualcomm, would possibly now not happen till 2018, once we may just see an Exynos processor as the one CPU choice in Samsung units paired with both a bespoke Samsung-made GPU or one authorized from NVIDIA or AMD. In a bid to loose itself totally from Qualcomm, Samsung could also be understood to be creating its personal CDMA modem generation, once more with a purpose of both past due 2017 or early 2018.

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