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NVIDIA's Tegra K1 smashes the competition in early becnhmarks

NVIDIA's Tegra K1 system-on-a-chip looks like its a speed demon, slays the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 and more

By Anthony Garreffa on Jan 13, 2014 at 10:48 pm CST - 0 mins, 42 secs reading time

I was pretty impressed what what I read about NVIDIA's Tegra K1 processor at CES 2014, but it looks like the new SoC will be kicking some serious benchmark ass when it hits.

NVIDIA's Tegra K1 smashes the competition in early becnhmarks | TweakTown.com

Some leaked benchmarks involving Lenovo's ThinkVision 28, which is powered by the Tegra K1 SoC, have leaked. These leaked benchmarks are using Futuremark's 3DMark, where the Tegra K1 SoC just dominates the competition. Keep in mind that the ThinkVision 28 was actually clocked at just 2GHz, and not the 2.3GHz that NVIDIA claims the Tegra K1 can be operated at.

Other benchmarks suggest that NVIDIA's Tegra K1 processor can also beat an Intel Haswell-powered notebook with integrated graphics. This is a big deal, as a Haswell-powered notebook will chew up much more power than an SoC. It looks like NVIDIA is onto a big, mobile winner here, folks.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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