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re: Samsung plans ARM-based CPU for servers, says report
ARandomPerson   8/8/2012 5:14:01 AM
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These days, common practice of Licensing Enterprise SW for Servers is cost-per/core basis. ARM throughput is less than Intel throughput, on per/core basis. That means, we need more ARM cores for same job, thus increasing SW cost. Cost-Per/Cycle model also not uniform, because, Intel processors do more operations per cycle than ARM. May be Cost-Per/GFLOP is slightly better? Is an NVIDIA's Fermi 512-core GPU treated as 1-core, or, god-forbid, 512-core? With Server HW changing from simple CPU core-count model towards custom-processors or GPU, these licensing models may also be changing.

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markhahn0   8/7/2012 6:29:05 PM
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I'm curious where your optimism comes from. for instance, are you assuming some kind of breakthrough in cache effectiveness, or do you have some "server" workload which is not IO-intensive? the classic example of cache-friendly workloads is, of course, GPUs, but surely that's not the direction you're thinking. current arm systems are moderately hobbled by their low-power, low-width memory systems, even simply 4-core versions. it's hard to imagine how one could expect to put 25x more compute on chip without requiring an unreasonably wide memory system.

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loopback127   8/7/2012 4:38:26 PM
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Samuel.Schooler, ARM processors scale horizontally very well and they are cheaper per computing hour. I'm certain we're going to have 1U, 100+ 64bit core systems that are 90 percent more energy efficient in 2K14.

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HS_SemiPro   8/7/2012 3:05:14 AM
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Intel has research partnership and joint fab with Micron. And Intel has dabbled with flash. So they have these hand in DRAM & flash,

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TarraTarra!   8/7/2012 1:25:13 AM
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This will be an interesting battle to watch - Samsung vs. Intel mano-a-mano. No longer the little guys trying to land a smooth pebble between Intel's eyes - this is a giant taking on another - both with deep pockets, their own fabs and Samsung has access to technology that Intel does not - namely DRAM, Flash etc. I wonder how long it is going to take Samsung to come out with a part. Do they have an architecture license or are they just using ARM's cores.

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rick merritt   8/7/2012 1:17:33 AM
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Of course, and they are coming

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rick merritt   8/7/2012 1:17:20 AM
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Dell and HP are not scoffing

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rick merritt   8/7/2012 1:16:59 AM
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ARM 32-bit is OK for some limited apps, but yeah for the long haul they want the new V8 64-bit architecture and it is coming in 2013 from Applied, Nvidia and probably others

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TarraTarra!   8/7/2012 1:09:26 AM
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They will need newer processors here. The mobile processors will not cut it.

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Samuel.Schooler   8/6/2012 11:55:04 PM
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What a joke! Have you ever tried one of the ARM netbooks? They are really sad! Extremely poor performance. Now they are going to try servers? Good luck with that :) lol

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