Nvidia shows graphical power of next-generation Tegra soc




During the Siggraph 2013, a scholarship for computer graphics, Nvidia showed the possibilities of the mobile GPU of the next Logan-soc. The GPU in the next-generation of Nvidia Tegra is based on the Kepler architecture that Nvidia uses for its desktop and notebook GPUs.

The GPU, which Nvidia called the “Kepler mobile ‘ calls , consumes only 2 to 3 watts but would be pretty powerful. He might even be more powerful than the GPU in the PlayStation 3 and the 8800GTX, says the CEO of Nvidia opposite The Verge, without substantiating this claim. figures with The mobile GPU has anyway many features that are big brother has, including support for DirectX 11, OpenGL ES 3.0, OpenGL4.4 and Tesselation.

However, the GPU has obviously on considerably less cuda cores than other Kepler GPUs. The fastest Kepler graphics card for consumers, the GTX Titan, for example 2688 cuda cores and a TDP of 250W. The mobile Kepler receives only 192 of these cores, but is nevertheless able to show. Proper graphics In some demos Nvidia demonstrated the capabilities of the mobile GPU.

The Kepler mobile will be in the new Tegra soc that still hides under code name Logan used. According to Nvidia, the first devices with these soc appear in the first half of 2014. There will also be a new Nvidia Shield handheld console with the new chip will be released.


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