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By Fuzz_, Junior Member on 26th January 2014, 02:38 AM
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I ran CPU-Z and saw a shocking revelation.

Samsung Exynos 4212
ARM Cortex-A9
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GPU Mali-400 MP

Did we already know this or is this new? also is it exploitable?

I put CPU-Z on for a laugh and I wasn't laughing.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Ke...JDOV9JVUVqSHc/
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26th January 2014, 02:43 AM |#2  
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Originally Posted by Fuzz_

I ran CPU-Z and saw a shocking revelation.

Samsung Exynos 4212
ARM Cortex-A9
~
GPU Mali-400 MP

Did we already know this or is this new? also is it exploitable?

I put CPU-Z on for a laugh and I wasn't laughing.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Ke...JDOV9JVUVqSHc/

Yes there is a thread on Kernal development: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2610071
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26th January 2014, 03:21 AM |#3  
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Originally Posted by Fuzz_

I ran CPU-Z and saw a shocking revelation.

Samsung Exynos 4212
ARM Cortex-A9
~
GPU Mali-400 MP

Did we already know this or is this new? also is it exploitable?

I put CPU-Z on for a laugh and I wasn't laughing.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6Ke...JDOV9JVUVqSHc/

Yes, the SoC is a 1.6GHz dualcore exynos4212, with my kernel you can use the full power of the cores
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26th January 2014, 03:24 AM |#4  
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Yes, the SoC is a 1.6GHz dualcore exynos4212, with my kernel you can use the full power of the cores

OMG! thanks for that. I'm even more amazed at the watch's power!
28th January 2014, 06:17 PM |#5  
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Say goodbye to your battery life, if you enable both cores. Can't imagine a scenario where I would require two cores tho...
28th January 2014, 08:39 PM |#6  
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Say goodbye to your battery life, if you enable both cores. Can't imagine a scenario where I would require two cores tho...

You clearly haven´t used the traingulum kernel. Battery life is awesome.
28th January 2014, 10:48 PM |#7  
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You clearly haven´t used the traingulum kernel. Battery life is awesome.

I found that enabling both cores drastically decreased my battery life and I didn't really see any real life performance difference.
28th January 2014, 11:42 PM |#8  
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I found that enabling both cores drastically decreased my battery life and I didn't really see any real life performance difference.

You may need to tweak your kernel settings to get better battery. To me, the extra battery drain is worth it and isn't a problem since I charge every night. The watch in stock form is soooo sluggish. With the new kernel, apps scroll smoothly, open up faster ... I don't know if you use tablet talk to text from the watch, but the extra speed signifcantly helps when using the google keyboard to swype your text in.

Also, there are some build.prop tweaks that make the touch screen more responsive, so all you 'back button' down swipes will register almost 100%
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