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Old 01-10-2017, 01:09 PM
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Also i think maybe a73 may not be faster than a72 in all cases, maybe some cases those extra execution units would help a72 vs a73, i could be very wrong about that assumption though as it comes from an account of mate 9 being slower than mate 8 in real world, this could just be software though so hardly scientific, but so far im quite dissapointed in A73 so far, maybe it consumes much less power and can clock much higher than a72 but we have not seen that yet.
I don't remember ARM claiming that A73 has to be faster than A72 on any test.

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Old 01-10-2017, 01:47 PM
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Yea I got that, but I honestly think a73 would be better suited to a hexacore big_LITTLE setup, as in no a53 as the power efficiency core, efficiency a72 was already outstanding, a73 looks to have improved this as well as area efficiency, a73 cores are tiny even in comparison to kryo which is also 2 wide.

I would have loved Qualcomm to have gone hexacore a73, 4x a73 @ <1.5 and 2x a73@ >2.8ghz, I think this would have been better for most mobile workloads rather than a 4+4 setup.
It will be interesting to see what improvements Qualcomm have made to the design (if any).
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