OT: New ARM processor has near PS3 graphics capabilities.

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Sat Sep 25 12:55:07 BST 2010



Michael Haney wrote:
> Could we maybe see a Linux or Android based game console in the near
> future?  Marvell has a new triple-core ARM SoC that can deliver 200
> MT/s (Million Triangles per Second).  That's only 50 MT/s less than
> what the Sony Playstation 3 is capable of pushing.  In comparison the
> Nvidia Tegra 2 SoC which has an on-chip Geforce GPU can only move
> around 90 MT/s.  The Apple A4 is "rumored" to only be able to do 24
> MT/s.
> 
> So, is this SoC a game changer or what?
> 
> http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2010/09/marvells-tri-core-chip-has-near-ps3-level-graphics.ars?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss
> 

Let's start voting on what libraries should go in!

Anything but gtk+ et al. qt and sdl! Oh...do we have to wait for an X 
server for that Marvell chip?



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