Rumor: Samsung may be hiring ex Apple and AMD engineers to design a custom CPU
Samsung shut down its in-house CPU design department because the Mongoose cores underperformed compared to the stock ARM designs. Qualcomm stopped using custom cores years ago. But now things are changing.
A new report claims that Samsung is courting former CPU engineers from Apple and AMD, one of which was a major player in the development of Apple’s custom chipsets. That engineer is demanding to be fully in control of their own team and to choose which employees to bring onto said team.
Apparently Samsung is not satisfied with the performance of the new Cortex-X series and is looking…
Source: Mobile Phones – GSMArena