Chromecast 2's CPU is 2.5 times faster than its predecessor's

Chromecast 2 features dual-core CPU upgrade.

@seanridgeley
Published Oct 5, 2015 6:30 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:03 PM CST

Google's newly released "Chromecast 2" sports more hardware improvements than originally known. Beyond the improved wireless functionality, there's also the 2.5 times faster CPU.

Chromecast 2's CPU is 2.5 times faster than its predecessor's | TweakTown.com

The original is the single-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor; the new processor is a dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 with 1080p video support (also, bonus DRM support /s). The added power may not mean much now, but could in the future as Google expands the functionality of Chromecast.

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Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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