Leveraging a28nm process from TSMC, Qualcomm has started production on their new MSM8970 with Adreno 422 GPU. The new 1.73 GHz processor (will be 2.5GHz by next year) has Qualcomm’s micro-architectural design with four independent ARM Cortex A15 cores plus a 32-core GPU, , plus 128 bit SIMD engine, plus three DSPs, plus a handful of hardwired engine for codecs and other special-purpose functions.
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Intel reported that its first-quarter results for 2022 were down, it beat Wall Street expectations on revenue and EPS. The company began shipping initial SKUs of its Sapphire Rapids to select customers and launched its Arc A-Series dGPUs and its newest Xeon D processors.