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AMD's Project SkyBridge to make their x86 and ARM SoCs pin-compatible

By Scorpus
May 5, 2014
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  1. As part of an update to AMD's CPU and SoC roadmap, the company yesterday announced a new project that they've been working on that will see their ARM and x86 efforts come closer together. Called 'Project SkyBridge', starting in 2015...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,149   +1,424

    So it may reduce cost of manufacturing for AMD, but it won't bring any improvement to the market. The end user doesn't need a swappable platform.

    In addition, a typical ARM solution today needs a different periphery than 0x86, hence different chipsets too.
     
  3. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    I gotta say, this is pretty big IMO.
     
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  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    I feel like it will be good for whoever makes use of ARM servers. Low power usage and swappable components are always good.
     

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