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Report: Samsung supplied ARM core in Apple iPad

6/7/2010 08:00 PM EDT
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rick merritt
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re: Report: Samsung supplied ARM core in Apple iPad
rick merritt   6/8/2010 9:04:58 PM
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Apparently Samsung provided the ARM core and did manufacturing of the whole chip, but Apple designed the other blocks.

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re: Report: Samsung supplied ARM core in Apple iPad
SallyF   6/8/2010 2:35:02 PM
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The good thing about ARM is vendor independence for the core architecture.

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CamilleK   6/8/2010 8:45:59 AM
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If you mean volume wise, we are already there if iPad/iPhone continue to rise in acceptance. A 25% share of 1 billion handsets per year is close to all 260 million pc units sold which include AMD. If you mean will they prevail over Intel like Intel did over AMD/PowerPC, the power performance ratios will decide that. Right now the edge is for ARM. Here also is an interesting article http://mobilelocalsocial.com/2010/arm-the-democratization-of-the-cpu/.

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re: Report: Samsung supplied ARM core in Apple iPad
rick merritt   6/8/2010 4:41:56 AM
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Will Samsung ARM become the next Intel x86?

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