AMD to build 64-bit ARM-based processors for servers

By Jos
Oct 29, 2012
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  1. The possibility of AMD building chips based on ARM technology has been a persistent rumor over the last eighteen months or so. Today, the company has made it official, announcing plans for a highly-integrated, 64-bit ARM multicore System-on-a-Chip (SoC) optimized...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 2,913   +1,173

    Good luck!

    I hope not to see an ARM with 10 times the normal consumption...

    Intel energy efficiency is catching up.
  3. Zeromus

    Zeromus TS Enthusiast Posts: 224   +7

    I'm AMD will do quite well with ARM, but hilarious joke though XD
  4. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,857   +1,180

    Here's hoping. The only problems I can see are:
    1. AMD are looking at 2014. Calxeda are already here ( Dell and HP )
    2. So are Marvell
    3. AMD are cutting costs to get to a $1.3bn quarterly break even point. What area of business gets chopped to fund the ARM server development? High end consumer/server CPU and chipset? Graphics? Game dev relations?
    4. AMD have a history of changing their roadmap on a near weekly basis depending on whatever someone else in the industry is doing.

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