A new x86 core & SoC from VIA/Centaur

By: itsmydamnation (no.delete@this.way.com), November 26, 2019 8:02 pm
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aatbc (a.delete@this.atbc.org) on November 26, 2019 6:27 am wrote:
> anon6 (no.delete@this.spam.eu) on November 25, 2019 1:11 pm wrote:
> > aatbc (a.delete@this.atbc.org) on November 25, 2019 6:23 am wrote:
> > > anon6 (no.delete@this.spam.eu) on November 24, 2019 11:13 am wrote:
> > > > nonymous (nonymous.delete@this.nonymous.nonymous) on November 24, 2019 1:44 am wrote:
> > > > > The pre-release VIA Nano numbers would've made VIA a household name if
> > > > > they were real. Are these numbers as fake as the VIA Nano numbers?
> > > >
> > > > A classic Geekbench leak - 2GHz locked ES: https://browser.geekbench.com/v5/cpu/526995
> > >
> > > Its single threaded performance in that benchmark is about the same as an Atom/Gemini
> > > Lake-based 4.7W Pentium Silver N5000 with single-channel memory.
> > >
> > > https://browser.geekbench.com/v5/cpu/compare/648077?baseline=526995
> >
> > Right, although the Atom kept running at ~2.6GHz compared to the fixed 2GHz operation of VIA.
> >
> > https://browser.geekbench.com/v5/cpu/648077.gb5
> > vs
> > https://browser.geekbench.com/v5/cpu/526995.gb5
> >
>
> That's not how turbo works. It can shift up to turbo frequency or back down depending
> on several factors. "the Atom kept running at ~2.6GHz" is incorrect. GB many flaws include
> the short nature of the tests, meaning the processor likely switched to many intermediate
> speeds between 1.09GHz and 2.6GHz while running the suite of tests.
>
> The Atom was in a low-end Dell laptop and the Centaur processor was in an open, full height rack mount case
> if you want to get picky about the testing conditions. https://www.techpowerup.com/img/IHIjUzF4LZO0w4bH.jpg
>
> The Centaur processor has mediocre single threaded performance, but where that would be important
> doesn't seem to be its market. It looks like they are marketing it as a type of "enterprise AI"
> processor. If it's low cost and low power, it might be an interesting embedded processor.

maybe you should learn more about geekbench before telling people how it works:

https://browser.geekbench.com/v5/cpu/648077.gb5
"processor_frequency": {
"frequencies": [
2620,
2579,
2619,
2670,
2673,
2673,
2669,
2671,
2668,
2670,
2632,
2564,
2672,
2673,
2674,
2589,
2576,
2605,
2661,
2669,
2663,
2674,
2671,
2614,
2577,
2620,
2674
]
},


https://browser.geekbench.com/v5/cpu/526995.gb5
"processor_frequency": {
"frequencies": [
1993,
1992,
1993,
1993,
1993,
1993,
1993,
1993,
1993,
1993,
1993,
1993,
1993,
1993,
1992,
1992,
1993,
1993,
1992,
1993
]
},
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