NVIDIA's Project Denver CPU puts the nail in Wintel's coffin

Tagged: Arm Processor, intel, nvidia, Computer Hardware
Source: Ars Technica - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 28 weeks ago

"For years there have been rumors that NVIDIA has a top-secret x86 processor project, and last November an NVIDIA exec all but confirmed that the company is looking at making an x86 chip at some point. That's why today's processor announcement from NVIDIA was both surprising and unsurprising... No, NVIDIA didn't finally take the wraps off its x86 project—assuming that it hasn't been cancelled, that's still a secret. But the chipmaker did unveil Project Denver, a desktop-caliber ARM processor core that's aimed squarely at servers and workstations, and will run the ARM port of Windows 8. This is NVIDIA's first attempt at a real general-purpose microprocessor design that will compete directly with Intel's desktop and server parts..." | more

 

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falmatrix2r
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ah so finally not just AMD and intel CPUs
competition people

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NVIDIA CPU? Damn, we better start raising money for that thing because the cheapest one will be like $900, or we can just stick to AMD.

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Nvidia's CPU.. Interesting indeed.

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