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ARM tips 'gods and giants' roadmap for 2012

1/31/2012 04:26 PM EST
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Peter Clarke
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Peter Clarke   2/2/2012 2:08:03 PM
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Yes Warren East did indicate when to expect Atlas/Apollo. I quote him in copy "We expect Atlas, Apollo to come into volume in 2014 and at that time it will be a 20-nm world out there," said East.

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Robotics Developer   2/2/2012 12:35:16 AM
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I can't wait to see the numbers on the 64bit machine! When is the 64 chips coming out, did they say? I am wondering how well the switch from little to big works from the perspective of time for context switching? I like the idea of low performance/power switching to high performance/power modes, nice way to try and have your cake and eat it too.

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Peter Clarke   2/1/2012 11:11:42 AM
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The 64-bit ARM is, I suspect the Atlas/Apollo pairing. Although other variants will become available as ARM says it has signed 4 architecture licensees for ARMv8-A including Nvidia and AppliedMicro.

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Peter Clarke   2/1/2012 11:06:50 AM
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Quite right slip of the finger. Will correct.

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KB3001   2/1/2012 10:56:19 AM
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Very interesting indeed!!

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TarraTarra!   1/31/2012 9:40:50 PM
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And there is that - 64b ARM which is ARM has been quietly working with the likes of AppliedMicro (xgene) and others. It is going to be an interesting battle.

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_DSS_   1/31/2012 8:41:09 PM
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Peter - my understanding is that Flycatcher is a Cortex-M (not R) implementation. Can't say more than that...

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dirk.bruere   1/31/2012 6:55:43 PM
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No mention of 64 bit ARM running Windows 8. Intel and AMD must be sweating

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