View Full Version : NVIDIA's quad-core Kal-El used to demo next-gen mobile graphics [Video]

05-29-2011, 11:43 PM

NVIDIA has been teasing us with its next-gen Tegra chipset, codenamed Kal-El, since February, and now the company has demonstrated just what sort of thing a quad-core CPU, twelve-core GPU SoC is capable of when you slap it into an Android Honeycomb tablet. A homegrown game, Glowball, shows how the four cores can crunch through real-time dynamic lighting in a way that would bring a dual-core like Tegra 2 to its knees. Tablet or smartphone.

Production Kal-El chips should be 25- to 30-percent faster, according to NVIDIA, and owners of tablets using the new silicon will be able to test it out with Glowball as the company expects to release it along with extra levels in the Android Market. The first Kal-El slates are expected later in 2011.


Source: Slash Gear (http://www.slashgear.com/nvidia-kal-el-gaming-demo-shows-real-time-dynamic-lighting-video-29155392/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+slashgear+%28SlashGear%29)

05-30-2011, 01:15 AM
OMG OMG! My jaw just hit the floor! Nerdgasm!

05-30-2011, 02:02 AM
Holy $%&#@$&*%

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05-31-2011, 01:54 PM
Haha, Android has evolved so much in the past few years, it is unbelievable.

05-31-2011, 07:44 PM
Check out the intomobiles youtube video on Kal-El, the Tegra 3 Coremark score is better then the core2duo score!