Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Sep 2010 13:00 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems So, we have Intel and AMD. These guys are doing pretty well in laptops, servers, and of course desktops, but when it comes to mobile devices, they've so far been unable to adapt the x86 architecture to the stricter requirements that come with those devices. ARM, on the other hand, pretty much owns this market at this point. And you know what? It's time for Intel and AMD to get worried - really worried. ARM has just announced its Cortex-A15 MPCore chips - which will reach 2.5Ghz in quad-core configurations.
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RE[2]: 64bit ?
by bnolsen on Thu 9th Sep 2010 18:49 UTC in reply to "RE: 64bit ?"
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Interesting...this core i7 I have here is 48 bits virtual and 36 bits physical, a 12 core phenom shows 48/48.

By extending the physical and not the virtual only solves a small part of the problem. It still means a lot of code I have won't run on that a-15.

Edited 2010-09-09 18:51 UTC

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