Samsung Exynos 5420 vs 5250: Nexus 10 loses miserably
The SIGGRAPH conference is well underway, and graphics processing companies are there in full swing, with NVIDIA dropping the bombshell yesterday that it will bring its desktop rendering architecture to mobile devices with Project Logan, slated to appear in next year's Tegra chipset.
Not to be overshadowed, Samsung also announced recently a new 5420 version of its flagship Exynos 5250 processor, which powers the Google Nexus 10 tablet.
The reference board for the new Exynos 5420 got pitted against the Nexus 10, and as can be expected it destroyed the older processor edition. It not only has beefier processor cores, but also a six-core Mali T-628 GPU, so the 3D rendering results were night and day. We can't wait to hear which will be the first device Samsung will place this bad boy into, as mass production starts next month. There is apparently a new Nexus 10 on the way, so that's where the powerful silicon might end.