Items tagged with OMAP 4470

Amazon is awfully proud of its next generation Kindle Fire HD tablet and all the upgrades that went into making it. In particular, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos drew attention to the Texas Instruments OMAP 4470 processor that fuels the Kindle Fire HD's performance, claiming that it offers 50 percent more floating operations per second than NVIDIA's Tegra 3 System-on-Chip (SoC), and 40 percent more memory bandwidth (7.5GB/s versus 5.3GB/s). Plain and simple, Bezos said the OMAP part is faster and a better solution than Tegra 3. NVIDIA Senior Product PR Manager, Igor Stanek, had some things to say about Amazon's presentation. "It's good to see companies continuing to use Tegra 3 as the standard they compare... Read more...