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rick merritt
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Must be 32 bit
rick merritt   9/10/2013 5:08:02 PM
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Chatting with fave analysts Kevin Krewell and David Kanter in the IDF media room I realize Quark must be 32 bit. There's just no need for 64-bit addressing in IoT for a loooooong time.

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Is it really more secure?
alex_m1   9/11/2013 5:10:20 AM
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At least according to a few software engineers I asked about this subject, symantec and wind river doesn't offer something unique security-related. It's mostly branding. I wonder if this is the only benefit for this chip, or are there others planned?

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Re: Is it really more secure?
sw guy   9/11/2013 6:43:58 AM
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Of course you can be secure with other CPU, too. As an example, why is ARM used inside chip+PIN card reader ?

I do not want to say using Quark was a bad decision, just that public justification may differ from actual one.

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Re: Must be 32 bit
alex_m1   9/11/2013 10:38:07 AM
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GSMD , very interesting post.


Could you please tell a bit about where mcaffee security is relative to to other software stacks?

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Benefit of Being since long in Computing environment
Kinnar   9/11/2013 12:02:18 PM
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Getting better opportunities on the security and embedded internet stack because of very long stay in the computing environment will be a very good plus point for Intel on getting proven in IoT Processor segment.

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Re: Must be 32 bit
CharlieCL   9/11/2013 12:59:32 PM
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Quark is 32-bit Pentium based ISA with single Core, single Thread.

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Re: Must be 32 bit
rick merritt   9/11/2013 5:44:33 PM
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@GSMD: Thanks for weighing in!

Question: Doesn't the x86 support the same hardware root of trust the Trusted Computing Group nspecified and ARM Trustzone implmewnts in its own way?

 

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Re: Must be 32 bit
rick merritt   9/11/2013 5:45:16 PM
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@CharlieCL: What's your source on this?

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Re: Must be 32 bit
markhahn0   9/11/2013 11:41:12 PM
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I don't know anything, except that AMD64 introduced a lot more than just a bigger address space.  IA32 is really not a good/modern ISA, and it would be quite strange to see Intel falling back 10+ years.  one real register, stack-based x87, no vectorization, etc.  at the time, 64b extensions were justified as not adding a lot of chip complexity - of course that's relative to OoO/superscalar stuff.

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an answer in last year's IDF ?
HardwIntr   9/12/2013 4:18:37 AM
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http://www.anandtech.com/show/5555/intel-at-isscc-12-more-research-into-near-threshold-voltage

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