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Old 11-30-2011, 11:51 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by ivanjt View Post
The big question with this, and any increase in the number of cores, is where is the power coming from?

If you want long battery life then the size and capacity of the battery will have to increase. Conversely, if the battery stays the same size/capacity then you will need to recharge every few hours.

At some point you get to the position where a netbook becomes the best option.
Funny you say that. The Tegra 3 (4+1 cores) is actually more power efficient that the Tegra 2 (2 cores).

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From gaming to daily tasks, everything will benefit even battery life.
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Making Tegra 3 extremely powerful while also being energy efficient and providing better battery life than Tegra 2 Yes I said better (according to NVIDIA).
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