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Timeline for Dash/CPU update?

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by Xenius, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. Xenius

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    Have there been any rumours or information on when the model S may see an increase in processing power for the central dash/touchscreen? Is this maybe already happening?

    I'm mostly curious if I were to buy a new 70D, am I getting the same (now ~3year old) cpu running the car? I've heard a few complaints of sluggishness with the nav system, etc.
     
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    I'm very curious about this too. It will be interesting to see what kind of CPU system is in the Model X.
     
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    The Model X will almost certainly have a new CPU/GPU, releasing a car in 2015 with a Tegra 3 would be ridiculous.

    The question is when will that make it's way to the Model S. I'm hoping they let us know on the 29th.
     
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    Around April of next year.

    Actually, to clarify, around the time of the Model 3 reveal. Perhaps a little before, but most certainly not after. The product lines don't really overlap so updating the S won't hurt possible 3 sales.
     
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    Since they cost about the same, I would not think the Model S sales VS Model X sales really matter much.
     
  6. Xenius

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    Here's hoping, bring on the 29th!
     
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    The other thing to consider, is if 7.0 was re-written specifically to decrease laggy performance on this platform. If so, it could extend the useful life of the current config.
     
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    I picked up my S this week and was worried about this issue, but have not seen any laggy performance at all. Pleasantly surprised.
     
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    It will definitely help with older cars.

    But launching a new Model in 2015 based on a 4 year old chip (the Tegra 3 came out November 2011), would be completely crazy.
     

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