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AMD looking to produce ARM-based chips - is mobile in its future?

0. phoneArena 30 Oct 2012, 11:24 posted on

AMD announced today that it will begin production of ARM-based chips by 2014, which is almost certain to impact the mobile industry one way or another...

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posted on 30 Oct 2012, 11:32 5

1. MeoCao (unregistered)


I think ARM has a big oppotunity in Linux server market and AMD is great partner.

AMD has every chance to succeed in mobile as AMD has even more capacity than NVIDIA.

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 11:33 6

2. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


would love to see this!!! cant wait!! the more the merrier!!

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 11:44 2

3. NickPeters (Posts: 64; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)


Oh yeah! Now both Intel and AMD are entering the mobile world and that means SOMETHING! Nice.

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 11:47 2

4. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


!!

ARM + AMD = WIN

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 11:57 2

5. nwright94 (unregistered)


I love AMD chips, my past few computers have all been AMD, would love to see a mobile running AMD.

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 11:59 5

6. Cyan3boN (Posts: 425; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)


AMD is not new to the mobile game. and they are the reason why qualcomm tops the charts for its gpu processing power. Yes AMD develops the adreno technology for qualcomm.

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 12:25 1

7. ahomad (Posts: 138; Member since: 15 May 2012)


well, thats interresting, do you have any sources for these info?

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 12:46 2

8. Cyan3boN (Posts: 425; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)


I'm sorry i got the facts wrong, their partnership was severed when qualcomm bought the whole of adreno division from AMD. previously it was known as imageon

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 14:45 2

9. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Yes, and Adreno is an acronym of Radeon

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 16:44

11. ahomad (Posts: 138; Member since: 15 May 2012)


ah, ok, I got you

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 14:53

10. xtremesv (Posts: 188; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)


AMD is kind of late to the game but still has the chance of catching up considering Intel hasn't made an impact with Medfield yet.

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 18:37

12. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


These are mainly based on server chips, that both Amd & Arm's venture.

Looks like Amd is strugling, once a power player was in the industry, hope these 2 company would immediately provide a new competetive advantage over iNtel. Wish them luck.

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 20:19 1

13. lonestrider (Posts: 85; Member since: 31 Mar 2012)


I think it's a bit too late?
While Exynos, NovaThor, and the giant Snapdragon is already there, Huawei create their own processor too, intel already starts, now AMD want to get in?
AMD is a very nice low-priced processor. But it's already too crowd here.
While TI understands the situation and walk out, AMD come in?

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 21:14

14. Toad222 (Posts: 9; Member since: 03 Mar 2012)


I agree with this, TI out AMD in!

posted on 30 Oct 2012, 22:10

15. Googlethis (Posts: 168; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


What would be cool with all these choices would be if you could start building your own smart phone like you could build your own PC. This way you can swap out parts to upgrade to new ones and basically give a new meaning to personalizing your smart phone.

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