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Old November 9, 2011, 09:23 AM
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Originally Posted by muse108dc View Post
I dont quite understand why they would do that, ARM is for low power mobile devices that need batteries not high power gaming machines. Could be mistaken with that though.
ARM is becoming faster and faster at a very rapid pace. By having instruction-specific cores, it can do the tasks it's designed for far faster than having a bunch of "general" cores like x86-64 CPUs do.

Just look at NVIDIA's Tegra 3. Quad-core ARM chip that offers fairly stunning graphics considering.
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