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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Power VR Series7 GPU unveil, express desktop class graphics

Imagination Technologies has completed its next generation Power VR Series7 GPUs and boy are they decomposed. Imagination is claiming a performance improve of 60% over its Series6 GPUs, which for a few months generational jump is pretty darn inspiring. The top end Series7XT GT7900 will mark 16 clusters for a total of 512 ALUs and hit the highest point theoretical presentation above 1 teraflop or around the same as an Nvidia GTX 750. It is also full hold for the Android expansion bundle, a new characteristic in Android 5 Lollipop that convey hardware tessellation and other precise “desktop-class” graphics features.

Imagination Technologies, a great deal like ARM Holdings and other players in the mobile space, have had a quite crazy few years. From the long time, these companies were the designers of obscure, low power chips for fixed solutions and other non sexy products and then with the popularization of the smartphone in 2007, everything distorted very rapidly. Now every cellular device in the world has a Qualcomm chip within it and approximately every mobile device uses a CPU approved from ARM assets. Imagination Technologies, a fabless chip designer based in England is usually known for its Power VR. Because of the A8X SoC, the six cluster Power VR GX6650 is just concerning neck-and-neck with the Kepler-based GPU inside Nvidia’s Tegra K1 SoC.