September 18, 2009

ARM Targets Intel's Linux Zone

Article Source LinuxInsider
September 18, 2009, 4:00 am

In the latest phase of its battle with Intel for the notebook and netbook markets, ARM has unveiled two new 2GHz capable Cortex-A9 dual core processor implementation. These give silicon manufacturers a way to develop high-performance, low-power Cortex-A9 processor-based devices, ARM said. However, it looks like this battle will only take place in the Linux corner of the market. Microsoft has said Windows 7 won't run on these processors. The most important thing about the announcement is that it was not about finished processors -- ARM announced two Cortex-A9 MPCore hard macro implementations for the TSMC 40nm-G process...

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