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    Potential for Windows ME or XP?

    About what? You quoted my entire post, which had a number of points, and your single sentence response is poorly formed.  If you're saying you don't think Quake, Quake 2, or Unreal derived engines could run, at some definition of running then I'd direct you to check the minimum specs of those...
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    Potential for Windows ME or XP?

    1999 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Services_for_UNIX It's not really as a consumer focused product.  For instance it was only on the Windows Vista and 7 Ultimate editions, in terms of consumer licenses anyways.  Note NT having POSIX elements goes further back, if one wants to include...
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    E-ink Screen

    I don't have the time to follow that much, but that's a better situation. If it's 4 distinct buttons then you have the opportunity to setup 4 direct function calls, 4 easy 2 button combos, 12 less straightforeward 2 button combos, and a 4 button push.  There's also 3 button push options if...
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    E-ink Screen

    I like this idea. Touch layers tend to not make sense with an e-ink display as they tend to add to glare issues, so it could be behind a pane of clear plastic/reinforced glass if needed.  If you want to get fancy with a pair of small LEDs and a PWM circuit to light the e-ink screen from the...
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    Ever bought a system on the strength of one game alone..?

    They offer PSP games through PSN that are packaged to run on the Vita.  While that doesn't cover the entire PSP library if you go to the Playstation Network webpage you should be able to search the Playstation Store database.  The associated tiles should have a list of the platforms the PSN...
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    A physical Dummy, Power Usage and MIPI

      The ARMH provided perf/W curves (article with an example of them http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/10/20/details_on_big_little_processing/) show that an A7 at it's highest operating point performs better then an A15 at it's lowest point and consumes significantly less power.   ARMH claims...
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    Is PS4 really more powerful than PS3 (cpu speaking) ?

    You mean the signal output is at 720p.  I'm aware of that, my little Vizio smart TV noted the signal output was 720p as it was piped in. That's not rendering at 720p though.  Let me explain what did.  I opened Borderlands 2 on both systems, made sure antialiasing was off on the PC, and started...
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    Is PS4 really more powerful than PS3 (cpu speaking) ?

    The PS3's Cell Engine is basically a single general purpose processor with 7 co-processors optimized for FLOPs.  The PS4 has 8 general purpose x86-64 processor cores and 18 Compute Units which are organized with the intent of being used via the Heterogenous System Architecture to help better...
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    Deus Ex and the Pyra

    It's probably premature to say for certain what it'd behave like with Deus Ex. In terms of processing power there's good reason to believe there shouldn't be an issue. Wine does appear to offer support so the Wine/Qemu approach could work, and from what I understand currently has a better record...
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    Overview of SoC options

    It wouldn't surprise me if it would be cheaper to have Global Components replace the rare eMMC chip on defective boards then fab separate boards in the long run. At this lot size I really doubt you'd come out ahead by trying that.  It'd involve making compromises which should increase failure...
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    Interesting Valve/OpenGL, mobile gaming article..

    The PS4's GPU block is roughly equivalent to a 7850, although it is not directly analogous to any current graphics card.  That is graphics card that goes for ~200USD as does the nVidia equivalent.  While not the most powerful card, it's not worthy of that attitude. If you were rolling the...
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    Interesting Valve/OpenGL, mobile gaming article..

    Even if one was to take "dozens" as two dozen, 24 years ago was 1990 and due to the month would be before the launch of the Super Nintendo in Japan, and the Gameboy outside of Japan.  Which in effect means you're stating the only revolutionary thing that Nintendo did was create another MOS 8502...
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    Tegra K1

    What are you talking about?  In the Edge's Indiegogo listing they laid out that they didn't have functional code, and would provide it undisclosed months after product launch of the Edge.  Projected product launch of the edge still being months away from the current date. What their associated...
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    Tegra K1

    You mean Ubuntu's spin/fork of the LinuxOnAndroid Project, which had an Indiegogo run to do what Canonical played up with their Indiegogo but if you read the fine print weren't going to have available until months after launch of the Edge due to probably relying on the LinuxOnAndroid Project? ...
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    Tegra K1

    Going to tend to agree with Saber in this case. In terms of throughput an OMAP5 equipped Pyra should offer around a 2.6x-3x improvement per core, and be better able to utilize that potential due to scheduler improvements, an out of order engine, and generally being newer and more refined...
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    What could we hope to emulate?

    Exophase: Good to know, but given the Cube doesn't seem to be the OP's focus we're not really talking about a single CPU core.  So in theory you could do something like for the PS2: CPU0: -Host OS -Emulation Manager, which would need to regulate dispatch, timing, and pulling things together...
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    What could we hope to emulate?

    The situation is a little more complicated then that.  Of the 6th Generation only the GameCube and Dreamcast could be argued to have relatively mature and applicable emulators.  The XBox emulators aren't exactly mature, and Playstation 2 emulation has only started to reach maturity on the x86...
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    Microsoft XBOX ONE

    Wow, just wow.  Mere months ago Sony/Microsoft console advocates, and even now for that matter, make a point to assert the power of their XBox 360 and PS3 systems.  Indeed it was quite common to find such advocates trying to insist a multi-thousand dollar custom built gaming rig was necessary...
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    Potential X86 (Non ARM) SoC Alternatives

    Okay.  To be fair it looks like they use it for the ODROID-X2, and as a means to sell such things to second parties based on their FAQ.  However they haven't elected to do that with their new product line based on the Exynos 5, and the ODROID-U2 SBC is less expensive then said module is by...
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    Potential X86 (Non ARM) SoC Alternatives

    Based on Hardkernel's website, and other references, ODroid is a highly integrated Single Board Computer like the Raspberry Pi or Beaglebone Black.  I've seen no reference to them using a daughter board, and that is inconsistent with Hardkernel's own detail on their product. Evidence for your...
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