64-bit ARM

  • AMD Releases 64-Bit 8-Core ARM-Based Opteron A1100 Server Processor

    Start64!Intel may be constantly hedging on whether or not it will make ARM-based processors, but Advanced Micro Devices is much more proactive on the matter, having finally released a chip based on it: Opteron A1100. The ARM processor architecture has a serious advantage in terms of power efficiency over x86, and because of that, it has always been the preferred technology for small and mobile devices.

  • Don’t expect a 64-bit processor in the Galaxy S5

    Start64!In a note to investors, KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has detailed the specs and features of the next-gen Galaxy S flagship, revealing that the handset may have two versions whose features will be slightly different, 9to5Google reports.

  • Huawei CEO reveals new HiSilicon chips, including a 64-bit octa-core offering

    Start64!Huawei, a major Chinese mobiles and telecommunications company, just announced three new HPM processors - a quad-core offering, and two octa-core chips, one of which is a 64-bit processor.

  • ST Brings 64-Bit ARM Home

    Start64!NEW YORK -- STMicroelectronics is rolling out technology based on 64-bit ARM cores for future SoCs in the digital home space. The company, which makes high-definition and ultra-high-definition set-top-box ICs, has introduced its STi8K architecture, building on the deployment of ARM-based solutions including its Cannes, Monaco, and Alicante product lines.

  • NVIDIA unveils Tegra K1 mobile processor, claims 3x the performance of Apple’s 64-bit A7 processor

    Start64!“‘We believe the Android operating system will be the most important console operating system in the future,’ Nvidia CEO and co-founder Jen-Hsun Huang said at the company’s CES 2014 press conference tonight. Then he effectively declared war on next-generation console gaming by announcing the Tegra K1, the company’s next mobile chip with a whopping 192-cores,” Jason Evangelho reports for Forbes.

  • Nvidia’s Tegra K1 SoC: Kepler GPU paired with 64-bit Denver CPU, coming in 2014

    Start64!Nvidia has been offering sneak peeks at its upcoming Tegra ARM chip at trade shows and other small venues in recent months, but at CES 2014 in Las Vegas the graphics company has finally unveiled the new Tegra. The chip previously codenamed Logan now has an official name, and it’s not Tegra 5 — this is the Tegra K1. Nvidia says it chose the name because this is not just a linear increase in power of Tegra 4, it’s a massive leap forward. Not only does Tegra K1 mark the debut of a new GPU, this ARM chip will be the first 64-bit mobile processor from Nvidia.

  • CES 2014 - Nvidia Announces Tegra K1 With 192 GPU Cores And Optional 64-Bit Denver CPUs

    Start64!Nvidia is having its traditional CES press event and has taken the opportunity to reveal some details on its next generation Tegra chip. Nvidia has talked about its mobile plans a little in general terms recently, but now we have a name and some specs to go on. The successor to Tegra 4 will be called the Tegra K1 and it comes in two different versions.

  • Galaxy S5 to Pack a 64-Bit CPU, 4GB of RAM, Quad-HD Screen

    Start64!Today, Samsung officially announced a new mobile RAM module, one that would have future high-end smartphones arriving on shelves with 4GB of RAM inside, and rumor has it that Galaxy S5 might be the first to include it.

  • 64-Bit Smartphone Processors to Be Showcased at CES 2014

    Start64!Next month at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas, chip makers around the world are expected to showcase 64-bit processors designed for new smartphones, a recent report coming from DigiTimes suggests.

  • How much credit does Apple deserve for the coming mobile 64-bit evolution?

    Start64!There has been a lot of talk over the past few months about the move to 64-bit processors mobile processors. Obviously, the talk began with Apple's surprise announcement that the A7 system-on-a-chip (SoC) that would be found in the iPhone 5s was a 64-bit processor, making it the first 64-bit processor in a smartphone.

  • Apple's 64-Bit Processor Ain't Such a 'Gimmick' Now

    Start64!While Apple's ( AAPL ) iPhone 5S may not be the technological leap we all hoped it would be, one internal component apparently has manufacturers scrambling to catch up.

  • Qualcomm Insider: Apple 64-Bit Chip `Hit Us in the Gut'

    Start64!In public, Apple’s rivals in the smartphone market have tried to downplay the technological advances Apple introduced in the iPhone 5s. But it turns out that one breakthrough -- Apple's speedy, 64-bit A7 microprocessor -- has set off a panic inside its competitors.

  • Apple's 64-bit A7 SoC 'set off panic' for chipmakers

    Start64!Apple caught market-leading chipmakers off guard when it debuted the 64-bit A7 system-on-chip alongside the iPhone 5s in September, a move one Qualcomm insider says put the industry in panic mode.

  • AMD Prepares Seattle 64-Bit ARM Opteron CPUs for 2014

    Start64!Advanced Micro Devices has steadily been laying off the pressure on the high-end x86 processor market, seemingly leaving it all to Intel, but now it's confirmed that it was all part of a plan. A plan involving the ARM architecture that is.

  • Qualcomm enters the 64-bit mobile processor arena with Snapdragon 410

    Start64!The main reason why 64-bit processors are needed is to utilize hardware configurations with more than 4 GB of RAM. To make this possible, the operating system also has to support the architecture, and apps have to be properly designed as well.

  • AMLogic Processor Roadmap: Quad core Cortex A9 (M8), and 64-bit ARM processors (M9)

    Start64!We already knew AMLogic is about to release a quad core Cortex A9 SoC, previously codenamed AML8726-M8, but recently renamed to M80X family with 4 different SoCs, but the company has now officially announced the new M8 family, as well as M9 that will feature 64-bit ARM Cortex A5X cores with Mali T7XX GPU. Onda V975m, the first tablet based on M802 processor, was also part of the announcement. Price: 999 CNY (~$164).

  • 64-Bit Mobile CPUs Arrive in 2014, Handset Vendors to Widely Adopt Them

    Start64!Next year is expected to bring to the market a flurry of smartphones powered by 64-bit processors, the latest reports on the matter suggest. Apparently, chip makers such as Qualcomm, Nvidia and Broadcom will all have 64-bit mobile CPUs available in the first half of the next year, a recent article on DigiTimes reads.

  • Rumor: Qualcomm, Nvidia and Broadcom to announce 64-bit processors at CES 2014

    Start64!Ever since Apple launched the iPhone 5S with a 64-bit ARMv8 processor (the A7), Android handset makers, Google and the various System-on-a-Chip (Soc) designers have been under pressure to bring 64-bit computing to Android. Just after Apple launched the iPhone 5S, Samsung’s CEO JK Shin confirmed that the Korean company planned to ship 64-bit SoCs next year.

  • Intel Atom SoC roadmap updated, new chips and 64-bit Android tablets on the horizon

    Start64!Intel still has a lot of work to do to cut in to ARM's hold on the tablet and smartphone market share, but as we head into 2014, the company is pulling out all the stops. Today a new Atom system on a chip (SoC) roadmap detailed Intel's plans for 2014 and 2015, with the goal of increasing CPU performance by five times and GPU performance by 15 times by 2016.

  • Samsung Meets With ARM to Discuss 64-Bit CPU for 2014 Galaxy S5, 128-bit Chips

    Start64!Two of the smartphone market's biggest powers met this week to discuss processors. UK-based ARM Holdings plc (LON:ARM), an architecture company whose titular instruction set is found in 95 percent of smartphones sold today, traveled to South Korea, the home turf of Android phonemaker South Korea's Samsung Electronics Comp., Ltd. (KSC:005930). Samsung accounted for over 30 percent of global smartphone shipments in Q3 -- nearly three times more than any other OEM.