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NVIDIA slays Samsung in mobile benchmark showdown during patent battle

Samsung files counter suit against NVIDIA in their current battle, forcing NVIDIA to reveal Exynos vs Tegra K1 benchmarks
By: Anthony Garreffa | Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Nov 13, 2014 4:35 am

Most people don't know it, but Samsung and NVIDIA are currently battling it out in the mobile space and in the legal space - with NVIDIA filing a class-action lawsuit against some of the biggest players in the market. Why? Because it says it kinda invented the mobile GPU. Samsung has hit back recently, but NVIDIA was prepared for it.

 

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Samsung claimed that NVIDIA is falsely advertising its Tegra K1, and that it's not the fastest system-on-chip (SoC) on the block. NVIDIA was more than happy to provide benchmarks that show just how right they are, showing its Tegra K1-powered Shield Tablet, versus Samsung's Exynos 5433 in the above shot.

 

NVIDIA filed the lawsuit against Samsung and Qualcomm a couple of months ago now, claiming the two companies used GPU technology that NVIDIA had created, without providing sufficient compensation. NVIDIA filed its claim with the International Trade Commission and Delaware District Court, but it has taken Samsung these last couple of months to come up with a counter argument. Samsung is now slamming NVIDIA with six alleged patent infringements, as well as hitting another company, Velocity Micro, with eight alleged patent infringements.

NEWS SOURCES:Wccftech.com

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