Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 18th Sep 2009 17:30 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Hardware, Embedded Systems We all know (and love?) ARM as the company which focusses on licensing designs for power-efficient yet still powerful processors, mostly used in embedded devices. The Cambridge company has been looking to expand into the netbook market, and has now announced a new step in this process with a number of new multicore Cortex-A9 designs.
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What about Mobo for desktop?
by Zbigniew on Fri 18th Sep 2009 18:37 UTC
Zbigniew
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2008-08-28

I would to buy quite ordinary motherboard with new ARM

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RE: What about Mobo for desktop?
by spikeb on Fri 18th Sep 2009 20:57 in reply to "What about Mobo for desktop?"
spikeb Member since:
2006-01-18

I'm waiting for that too! anyone listening? we want regular ARM motherboards in standardized form factors!

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Bahadir Member since:
2007-05-19

Currently you can get this micro-atx form factor motherboard with Cortex-A9 or ARM11MPCore, but it will cost you:

http://www.arm.com/products/DevTools/PB11MPCore.html

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jabjoe Member since:
2009-05-06

You guys seen the beagleboard?

http://beagleboard.org/

I nearly wet myself when I saw it. Perfect media pc hub.

My wife has reasoned with my though. For now...... ;-)

There is also the sheevaplug .
http://www.marvell.com/products/embedded_processors/developer/kirkw...

But that lack all the video out stuff.


Computers are getting interesting again. Once freed from Windows, you freed from x86. :-)

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