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2b – System-on-Chip

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What is the SoC that the Adam uses?

ADAM's computing power derives from an nVidia Tegra 250 SoC, which has dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore CPUs. It also has an Ultra Low Power GPU.

» more info at: NVIDIA Home > Products > Tegra > Tegra Processors


ADAM’s mother board, featuring nVidia’s Tegra 250 power house, plus RAM, ROMs and other circuitry (click to enlarge) 


ADAM's Tegra2 SoC in detail


  • Processor and Memory Subsystem
    • Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore processor, up to 1.0 GHz
    • 32-bit LP-DDR2, DDR2
  • Ultra Low Power NVIDIA Graphics
    • OpenGL ES 2.0
    • Programmable pixel shader
    • Programmable vertex and lighting
    • 2x 3D graphics performance of previous generation Tegra
  • Full High Definition Multimedia
    • 1080p H.264/VC-1/MPEG-4 Video Decode
    • 1080p H.264 Video Encode
    • Supports multi-standard audio formats, including AAC, AMR, WMA, and MP3
    • Upgraded JPEG encode and decode acceleration


The nVidia Tegra 250 SoC's eight processors





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