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Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa gets benchmarked (pictures)

The latest version of Samsung's Exynos processor, coming soon, the 5 Octa is an eight-core CPU. ARM demoed the new processor at Mobile World Congress, touting its performance.

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Samsung Exynos 5 Octa

BARCELONA, Spain--ARM showed off the Exynos 5 Octa at Mobile World Congress, demonstrating its speed and power-efficiency.
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Quad-core

Four CPU cores power the Exynos 5 Octa.
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Maps

Map navigation apparently isn't that taxing.
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Connections TBD

ARM used a prototype tablet to demo the Exynos 5 Octa and apparently wants to leave its options open when it comes to connections.
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Keep it moving

Animating 2D graphics all over the screen draws a huge amount of thermals.
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Power to spare

Thankfully, Web browsing only uses two of the more powerful cores.

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