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Re: Intel X86 SOC to compete with ARM

Wed Jan 11, 2012 6:10 am

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/tech.....y-16492156

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Re: Intel X86 SOC to compete with ARM

Wed Jan 11, 2012 6:19 am

I was very much impressed with the GPU performance on Android 4.0. There was a smartphone and a tablet demoed yesterday. At least tablet version with Android 4.0 was working extremely smooth and that's hard to see in these days. Definitely would like to a with some dev boards if such will be available in future.

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Re: Intel X86 SOC to compete with ARM

Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:32 pm

It seems to have been lost in the mists of time that, after DEC brought out the strongArm and Intel bought DEC, Intel have produced Arm chips

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Re: Intel X86 SOC to compete with ARM

Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:37 pm

If anyone is at CES, and near the Broadcom stand, you can take a look at Android ICS running on a Broadcom chip with the Videocore 4 GPU as seen in the Raspi.  Works quite well considering its just a prototype.
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Re: Intel X86 SOC to compete with ARM

Wed Jan 11, 2012 12:52 pm

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If anyone is at CES, and near the Broadcom stand, you can take a look at Android ICS running on a Broadcom chip with the Videocore 4 GPU as seen in the Raspi.  Works quite well considering its just a prototype.


can someone upload a video ?
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Re: Intel X86 SOC to compete with ARM

Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:10 pm

RaTTuS said:


JamesH said:


If anyone is at CES, and near the Broadcom stand, you can take a look at Android ICS running on a Broadcom chip with the Videocore 4 GPU as seen in the Raspi.  Works quite well considering its just a prototype.


can someone upload a video ?


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Re: Intel X86 SOC to compete with ARM

Wed Jan 11, 2012 1:16 pm

the intel still uses alot more power than the arm chips so i can't see intel doing well in phones. Maybe they'll do ok in tablets as they have bigger batteries.

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Re: Intel X86 SOC to compete with ARM

Wed Jan 11, 2012 3:28 pm

Burngate said:


It seems to have been lost in the mists of time that, after DEC brought out the StrongARM and Intel bought DEC, Intel have produced ARM chips



Intel sold part of its ARM business AKA XScale to Marvell in 2006, where it has thrived, most recently with the Marvell Armada series.  According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XScale, Intel can still design ARM processors, but I haven't heard of any in a long time.  Intel's approach still seems to be reducing Atom power consumption rather than competing internally with x86.

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Re: Intel X86 SOC to compete with ARM

Wed Jan 11, 2012 8:53 pm

There is already a discussion about this on the 2nd gen page: http://www.raspberrypi.org/for.....-pi/page-9

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Re: Intel X86 SOC to compete with ARM

Thu Jan 12, 2012 1:18 am

hajj_3 said:


the intel still uses alot more power than the arm chips so i can't see intel doing well in phones. Maybe they'll do ok in tablets as they have bigger batteries.


Not according to this: http://www.anandtech.com/show/.....martphones

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