Items tagged with ARM

Arm’s CEO, Rene Haas, is bullish that chips based on the company’s designs will make waves in the PC market that is currently almost exclusively the domain of Intel and AMD. While chips using Arm’s designs have been a wild success in the mobile device nad IoT spaces, it hasn’t managed to make any significant inroads... Read more...
Arm Holdings plc, or "arm", was once considered a vendor of processors designed for embedded and low-power systems, but those days are well past at this point. Having conquered mobile some time ago, processors based on Arm's Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) are now challenging the supremacy of the long-dominant... Read more...
Qualcomm is going all out for its Snapdragon X chips by releasing a Snapdragon Dev Kit for Windows alongside bringing the Qualcomm AI Hub to computers sporting the new processor. The company is hoping that with these two moves it can win over software makers with these two new additions to its ecosystem. It’s an... Read more...
Google unveiled its Axion Processors, its newest Arm-based CPUs at this year’s Google Cloud Next event. According to the company these chips will deliver big upgrades in performance and energy efficiency to its Google Cloud customers. These improvements come at a pivotal time as the company battles it out with several... Read more...
Qualcomm and Google are giving people another reason to start embracing ARM-compatible PCs with an optimized Chrome browser. The new Chrome browser is just one aspect of Qualcomm’s initiative to make upcoming Snapdragon X Elite powered PCs more desirable to consumers. While Windows on ARM has made significant... Read more...
Not to be left out of the huge buzz that is AI recently, Arm unveiled its latest advancements in its Neoverse chip technology. The tech company revealed its Neoverse N3 and V3 cores, alongside Neoverse Compute Subsystems (CSS) offerings for both. Arm’s latest Neoverse chip technology is based on the Arm computing... Read more...
After years of waiting, users on ARM64 versions of Windows 10 and 11 finally have their own version of CPUID's popular application CPU-Z. The new ARM64-based version will enable anyone using an ARM-based Windows machine to view detailed specifications of their CPU, including clock speeds, cache allotments, CPU model... Read more...
NVIDIA and AMD are being spurred on by Microsoft to develop their own ARM-based CPUs to be used in Windows PCs, according to a report from Reuters. Apple, which is a competitor of all three companies, has seen great success ever since it launched its own custom ARM-based chip, M1, in 2020. Although this move is... Read more...
Mobile processor designer Arm has issued a security bulletin for developers using its Mali GPU drivers. The firm has warned that a flaw tracked as CVE-2023-4211 “may be under limited, targeted exploitation.” Affected devices include the Google Pixel 7, Samsung Galaxy S20 and S21, the ASUS ROG Phone 6 and many more by... Read more...
Arm is announcing its latest CPU and GPU designs, which will power future generations of smartphones, tablets, IoT devices, and even some laptops. Arm licenses these designs to chipmakers like Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung, and countless others for integration into their own solutions. We were invited to the... Read more...
It is thought that the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 will be the company's first SoC featuring the highly anticipated CPU architecture from the Nuvia team. Now, a leaker on Chinese social media has stated that these first chips will carry the SM8759 code name, and will feature a 2+6 CPU core configuration. At the... Read more...
A recent rumor suggests Samsung Electronics Co. may be developing CPUs for its ARM-based Windows laptops, possibly arriving as soon as 2025. In an interesting potential strategy shift, Samsung Electronics has shown signs that it may be planning in-house designed and built CPUs to reduce its reliance on third-party... Read more...
We've only just gotten the first phones with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip, including the new OnePlus 11, and already an alleged benchmark of its successor has leaked. The supposed Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 benchmark shows the ARM processor besting everything under the sun, even Apple's class-leading A16... Read more...
Before you know it, 2022 will be drawing to a close, and that means a new wave of smartphones will be on the horizon, driven by a new Qualcomm silicon platform. Many of the next-gen flagship devices due to arrive next year will likely run on Qualcomm's latest mobile platform, the just-revealed Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. This... Read more...
Designing mobile CPU cores like those found in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 is only one aspect of Arm’s business. The company licenses designs for a myriad of enterprise use cases as well, which range from the datacenter to edge devices, and everywhere in between. Today, Arm has announced significant improvements... Read more...
Arm today announced several new GPUs and CPUs with upgraded specifications and features. The overarching goals of these latest additions to Arm's product stack is to optimize visual experiences and supercharge mobile experiences, as part of what the company is billing as a Total Compute Solutions portfolio. In some... Read more...
As we all know Windows can be a great operating system. However, for many users it may feel like Microsoft just forgot some things. That's where Windows PowerToys comes in—it tries to fill in the gaps, mainly for power users (as its name suggests). PowerToys adds in enhanced functionality to Windows, like making... Read more...
We tend to think of NVIDIA as a gaming GPU company because of its robust and constantly evolving GeForce lineup, but it's data center business is nearly as big, in terms of revenue. So it should come as no surprise that at Computex 2022, NVIDIA was eager to talk about its Grace CPU Superchip and Grace Hopper Superchip... Read more...
When NVIDIA called of its Arm deal last month due to mounting regulatory hurdles, it was expected the British chip designer would head towards an Initial Public Offering (IPO) spearheaded by its parent firm Softbank. And not just any IPO, but the "biggest IPO ever in semiconductor history," Softbank founder Masayoshi... Read more...
NVIDIA is expanding its CPU design efforts in with the introduction of its Grace CPU Superchip, its first discrete data center CPU for high performance computing (HPC) workloads. It's actually two processors linked together in the same package. The chips connect coherently over NVLink-C2C, a new high-speed... Read more...
When it comes to the future of processor design, the writing is on the wall: chiplets are here to stay and will drive modular designs from the likes of Intel, AMD, Arm, and others. In fact, those same companies, along with other heavy hitters in the tech industry, are throwing their collective weight behind an... Read more...
Intel doesn't have a long history of fabricating other people's processors, but the company has made it clear that it seeks to make that a major part of its business going forward. In case you missed it, Intel's Foundry Services (IFS) is accepting customers from around the globe, and the company will make chips with... Read more...
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