[Arm-netbook] AMD considering releasing the PSP
vkontogpls at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 18:18:04 GMT 2017
Ok so basically this will allow type II cards( smaller) to fit into type
III housings and utilize higher clocks ? Also from my understanding the
type III card will be the physical form factor used for the EOMA 200
On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 7:31 PM, Benson Mitchell <
benson.mitchell+arm-netbook at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 15, 2017 11:42 AM, "Bill Kontos" <vkontogpls at gmail.com> wrote:
> How is that going to work and how will end users be able to know that they
> can't plug a 5+ watt card on a incompatible housing ?
> In the current standard, any card needing more than 5W must be a Type III
> (that's ~double thickness), and all Type III housings are both electrically
> and thermally capable of 10W. High-power card doesn't physically fit in
> low-power slots.
> Or do they negotiate over some bit so the card knows if it can boost
> beyond 5 watts or not ?
> That's the idea with the upcoming revision -- by default, the limits still
> apply (Type III cards 10W, Type I/II 5W), so you still can't make a Type II
> card that needs 10W to run. But you can make a Type II card that meets the
> 5W limit by severe down-clocking; then a housing can offer CPU cards a
> higher limit, allowing them to up-clock or use more cores.
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