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Submission + - Microsoft StrongARMin Intel To Build 16-core Atom? (itproportal.com) 1

siliconbits writes: Never thought I'd use this pun but that's a good one... "Speaking at Linley Data Center Conference last week, Dileep Bhandarkar, a distinguished engineer of Microsoft's Global Foundation Services, said that "ARM's interesting to look at" before adding that "if it lights a fire under Intel and AMD, that makes us happy". He hinted that Intel and AMD should focus on building 16-core system-on-chip (SoCs) based on their Atom and Bobcat technology respectively.

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2011/01/31/microsoft-strongarming-intel-produce-16-core-atom/#ixzz1CcFD2yQo

Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2011/01/31/microsoft-strongarming-intel-produce-16-core-atom/#ixzz1CcF8GeH1

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Microsoft StrongARMin Intel To Build 16-core Atom?

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