Mobile cores are growing. But really, what do you really need them all for?
The Cortex A72 will be able to hold its own against Intel’s Core M CPU, with several caveats in place.
Intel’s Kirk Skaugen provided an update of the state of 14nm processors in Intel’s roadmap for 2015 and gave an idea of when we can expect products.
Intel reported earnings of $3.3 billion on record $14.6 billion of revenue, which beat expectations from Wall Street.
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is betting big on Broadwell-based processors that will be used in low-power devices like tablets, and more mainstream devices like notebooks. At the IDF, Intel showed off a 12.5-inch reference design tablet running a Core M 5Y70, which features a 2 GHz dual-core 64-bit CPU, 4 MB L3 cache, dual-channel LPDDR3 memory controller and a GPU with 24 execution units and 192 stream engines. The tablet was put through Cinebench’s R11.5 multi-threaded benchmark and managed a score of 2.7, which is around 70% of that of a Core i3 4330, and significantly more than anything in the Atom line, or AMD’s Beema and Mullins