Linux Founder Torvalds: Intel x86 Is King, but ARM Is ‘Disappointing’


LINUX FOUNDER Linus Torvalds has said that ARM is unlikely to dislodge Intel from heavyweight computing as Intel’s ‘infrastructure’ is more unified and open. 

Torvalds made the comments in a Q&A with David Rusling, chief technology officer at ARM tools vendor Linaro, in response to a question about his “favourite architecture”.

“It’s because of the infrastructure. It’s there and it’s open in a way that no other architecture is. The instruction set and the core of the CPU is not very important,” said Torvalds.


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