64-bit ARM

  • Imagination reveals MIPS 32-bit and 64-bit processor roadmap details

    Start64!CHIP DESIGNER Imagination has announced plans to design 32-bit and 64-bit MIPS processors that will sport up to six cores.

  • MiTAC Announced the First 64-Bit ARM® Processor-Based Servers – 7 Star Server System During Computex 2013

    Start64!(June 4th 2013, Taipei, Taiwan)-MiTAC International Corp. (MiTAC), a leading ICT manufacturing company, is pleased to announce its new range of 64-Bit ARMv8 processor-based servers. Working alongside ARM, and AppliedMicro, this new server platform, 7 star server system, is able to provide peak performance without sacrificing power efficiency and is optimized for today"s emerging class of cloud-based server applications.

  • New boot firmware a step toward 64-bit Windows RT

    Start64!A standards organization has created a boot environment for tablets and PCs that could potentially run a 64-bit version of Windows RT.

  • First ARM Cortex-A57 64-Bit Processor Taped Out

    Start64!The ARMv8 architecture was what opened the door for ARM Holdings on the computer industry, as it adds support for 64-bit instructions, a must on modern PCs. Now, though, we get to see the first optimizations. ARM Holdings is collaborating with TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company), which happens to be the world's largest foundry.

  • AMCC, CAVM, ARMH, INTC, AAPL: Evercore Ponders 64-Bit Prospects (Update)

    Start64!Evercore Partners tech analyst Patrick Wang today offers up clients some notes from his trip through Silicon Valley last week, ranging across a number of semiconductor names.

  • ARMH: Pondering the 64-Bit Server Future

    Start64!ARM Holdings (ARMH) director of marketing Ian Thornton was in town today and was kind enough to stop by the Barron’s offices. We talked a bit about one of the next substantial frontiers for the company and its partners, 64-bit memory addressing, which is most likely to show up in server and equipment products, although Thornton also had some thoughts on 64-bit in mobile devices, which you can read in an earlier post.

  • NVIDIA updates Tegra roadmap: Kepler graphics, 64-bit processing on the way

    Start64!NVIDIA is outlining plans for its next-generation Tegra processors for mobile devices… and for the generation after that as well. NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 chips are scheduled to hit the market this year, but in 2014 we’ll see faster chips with the same graphics core NVIDIA is currently using in the PC market.

  • Rumor Mill: Microsoft Working on Windows RT 64-Bit

    Start64!While Windows RT is heavily criticized because it doesn’t support traditional desktop apps, Microsoft continues to bet big on this platform and is planning to develop a 64-bit version of the operating system.

  • 64-bit ARM Version Of Ubuntu/Debian Is Booting

    Start64!The 64-bit ARM (AArch64) port image of Debian/Ubuntu has surfaced. Debian-based Linux is now ready to play in a 64-bit ARM world, months ahead of any hardware appearing for the general public. Similar to x86_64, Linux is the first operating system ready for the new architecture.

  • Another step forward for ARM in the datacenter

    Start64!Summary: Cavium releases the SDK for 64-bit Project Thunder - Integrated semiconductor provider Cavium, who announced back in August 2012 that they would be applying their significant experience in the multi-core MIPS and ARM embedded processor market to the next generation general purpose 64-bit ARM processor, yesterday announced the next step in their Project Thunder 64-bit ARM effort; the availability of the Project Thunder Software Development Platform kit

  • 64-bit ARM (AArch64) Support Merged Into LLVM

    Start64!GCC has had support for 64-bit ARM, a.k.a. AArch64, going back to last summer for using the open-source compiler with next-generation ARMv8 hardware. Being merged today is finally support for the LLVM compiler infrastructure with an experimental 64-bit ARM/AArch64 back-end target.

  • Dell Demos 64-bit ARM-Based Server

    Start64!Dell unveils hyperscale server prototype with both x86 and 64-bit ARM processors, and management software that remotely controls the chips from a single console.

  • Wine 1.5.22 Gets New Gecko Engine and ARM64 Support

    Start64!Alexandre Julliard announced on January 4 a new development version of the Wine app, which brings assorted bug fixes and improvements. As usual, the number of new features and bug fixes in the development version of Wine (Wine is Not An Emulator) is quite large, even if we don’t take the important changes into account.

  • Dell Intros 64-Bit ARM-Based X-Gene Server at Open Compute Summit

    Start64!Since the world likes open standards, which anyone can use and build upon without fear of reprisals or need for licensing fees, Dell decided to attend the Open Compute Summit in Santa Clara, California. Advanced Micro Devices and Intel both tried to steal the show, with their Open 3.0 and Silicon Photonics technologies.

  • ARM 64-Bit Bootstrapping with OpenEmbedded - ELCE 2012

    Start64!The time has come - there is ARM 64-bit architecture right behind a corner. In this talk I will present how OpenEmbedded was used to build root file system for fast models simulating not-yet-existing hardware. Presentation is targeted at developers interested in cross compilation, handling new architectures in existing projects.

  • Intel Delivers the World's First 6-Watt Server-Class Processor

    Start64!SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 – Intel Corporation introduced the Intel® Atom™ processor S1200 product family today, delivering the world's first low-power, 64-bit server-class system-on-chip (SoC) for high-density microservers, as well as a new class of energy-efficient storage and networking systems. The energy-sipping, industrial-strength microprocessor features essential capabilities to achieve server-class reliability, manageability and cost effectiveness.

  • New Site!

    Start64!Windows on ARM - Windows RT - http://www.windows-arm.com

  • AppliedMicro Shows ARM 64-bit X-Gene Server on a Chip Hardware and Software

    Start64!Vinay Ravuri, Vice President and General Manager, Server Products at AppliedMicro gives an update on the 64bit ARM X-Gene Server Platform. At ARM Techcon 2012, AppliedMicro, ARM and several open-source software providers gave updates on their support of the ARM 64-bit X-Gene Server on a Chip Platform.

  • Dell testing 64-bit ARM server with AppliedMicro chip

    Start64!IDG News Service - Dell has built a prototype server based on a 64-bit ARM processor from Applied Micro Circuits, which showed the system at a conference in Silicon Valley on Thursday.

  • ARM, Microsoft collaborating on 64-bit Windows version

    Start64!IDG News Service - ARM is working with Microsoft to tune the Windows OS to work on processors based on ARM's 64-bit architecture, an ARM official said this week. Ian Forsyth, program manager at ARM, could not comment on a specific release date for the 64-bit version of Windows for ARM processors, but said ARM is continuously working with software partners to add 64-bit support.