ARM announces 64-bit Cortex-A57 and Cortex-A53 processors

By Shawn Knight
Oct 30, 2012
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  1. Yesterday it was revealed that AMD was planning to build 64-bit ARM-based processors for server use. They won't arrive until sometime in 2014 and quite frankly, we didn't have much information about the ARM chips in question. That's all changed...

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  2. Zeromus

    Zeromus TS Enthusiast Posts: 224   +7

    Why, intel? If only the instruction encodings weren't so damn complicated Atom would rip through the mobile market, we'd be seeing quad core hyperthreaded 1.2ghz dies going against 1.5ghz snap dragons. But I suppose some could look at it as a blessing, as the CISC ISA sort of opens up opportunities for other companies.
  3. captainawesome

    captainawesome TS Guru Posts: 428   +44

    It sounds like Intel will atleast continue to be challenged. Maybe just not by AMD.

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