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How Apple Won Silicon: Why Galaxy S8 Can’t Go Core-to-Core With iPhone 7

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Rene Ritchie, writing for iMore:

Conversely, Apple’s silicon team also doesn’t have to carry the baggage of competing vendors and devices. For example, Apple A10 doesn’t have to support Microsoft’s Direct X. It only and exactly has to support Apple’s specific technologies and implementations.

In other words, what iOS wants fast, the A-team can deliver fast.

I’ve said it before and will say it again: I’d prefer the iPhone over Android even if it were Android that had the massive lead in CPU performance. But Apple is literally over a year ahead of the competition — even the iPhone 6S and SE outperform the S8 in single-threaded performance.

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endlessmike
62 days ago
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The sadder part is that despite the S8 having the fastest processor of any Android device, Samsung's code is so horrible that it runs visibly slower than the Pixel, which uses an older, slower SoC.
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64 days ago
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Artifacts

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I didn't even realize you could HAVE a data set made up entirely of outliers.
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endlessmike
172 days ago
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I'm sad that Randall used "data" as a singular.
Vilhelm
170 days ago
Randall didn't. The intentionally-incompetent character he created did.
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Covarr
172 days ago
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Wernstrom!
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Lythimus
172 days ago
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The world's first combined stand-up comic act / scientific paper presentation.
alt_text_bot
172 days ago
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I didn't even realize you could HAVE a data set made up entirely of outliers.

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - The Superhero We Need

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Later, it turns out Patient-Man and Existential-Crisis-Man are the same person.

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endlessmike
251 days ago
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Gary Johnson after he loses the election!
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Illegal Aliens

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endlessmike
255 days ago
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That's a good description of Ted Cruz, in general.
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Pyramid Honey

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They CLAIM honey was found in the chambers under the pyramids, but this conspiracy goes all the way to the TOP, where the GIANT EYE is!
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endlessmike
320 days ago
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That didn't take long. https://www.facebook.com/PyramidHoneyTruth/?fref=ts
MaryEllenCG
313 days ago
I love that that page exists.
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Covarr
320 days ago
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Actually it's not honey, it's some fresh honeys that are still around, because they were mummified.
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321 days ago
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They CLAIM honey was found in the chambers under the pyramids, but this conspiracy goes all the way to the TOP, where the GIANT EYE is!

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endlessmike
362 days ago
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Same
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