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Patrick Van Oosterwijck
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re: Nvidia's road to Denver still in the shadows
Patrick Van Oosterwijck   3/25/2013 8:22:36 PM
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My feeling is that long term, Microsoft will become less and less relevant to anything. Look how they missed the boat on smartphones. Everyone is getting along just fine without them. They seem to be set to miss the boat on ARM servers as well, and I really don't think they will be missed there either.

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re: Nvidia's road to Denver still in the shadows
rick merritt   3/22/2013 10:29:20 PM
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Agreed in the short to medium term. Long term, Microsoft holds the keys to a lot of business computing closets.

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re: Nvidia's road to Denver still in the shadows
Patrick Van Oosterwijck   3/22/2013 7:01:18 PM
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"And we are still waiting to hear anything about Windows Server for ARM." ARM servers are of most interest to big cloud data centers. Cloud infrastructure is largely open source and Linux based, and doesn't care about the architecture it runs on. The success of ARM in the server space has very little to do with Windows Server.

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re: Nvidia's road to Denver still in the shadows
ChipMaster   3/22/2013 10:09:50 AM
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TSMC and GloFo will have FinFET at 16nm and 14nm respectively, not 20nm.

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re: Nvidia's road to Denver still in the shadows
docdivakar   3/21/2013 10:47:05 PM
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Frankly, I don't now if the CUDA vs. OpenCL was answered at GTC this year. As GPGPU based computing is gaining prominence in CAE/CAD/EDA tools market, developers of simulation tools seemed to be left with a choice that nearly doubles their effort in code development. MP Divakar

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re: Nvidia's road to Denver still in the shadows
docdivakar   3/21/2013 10:42:43 PM
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Rick, regarding "...Google has been mum on any plans for Android in notebooks..." -there is Android's daddy on notebooks today...Linux! I am skeptical about Google taking on M'soft on OS's for notebooks, in light of Windows8's success(?) so far! If touch-based computing is the determining factor, it may very well be that Windows8 and beyond will prevail on notebooks (assuming that notebooks will exist in the future!). MP Divakar

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re: Nvidia's road to Denver still in the shadows
rick merritt   3/21/2013 5:52:07 PM
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What does the client computing road map look like from your perspective?



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