X-Gene 3 power enelope

By: Ronald Maas (rmaas.delete@this.wiwo.nl), March 22, 2016 7:49 am
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anon (a.non.delete@this.mous.com) on March 17, 2016 7:44 pm wrote:
> > I'm pretty certain that having a powerful ARM processor makes a lot of sense for Avago if it wishes
> > to keep and develop the Broadcom market. The big question is whether they would use a standard ARM
> > core or develop their own. I think they have the volumes and expertise to make their own.
> >
>
> The only point in developing one's own CPU is if there's something unique you can bring to the market,
> and which the market views as valuable enough to pay for. Or if you're big enough, and the market
> you're addressing is big enough, that economies of scale kick in and there's positive net ROI.
>
> The nascent ARM server market of a few years ago, or the mobile explosion before it, inspired a few to row
> their own ARM v7/v8 implementations. Apple has done quite well with that; economies of scale. I'm not so
> sure about the others... For Avago, I personally think they'd be better served with ARM's licensed cores.
>

Phoronix noticed a pull request for Linux 4.6 to include support Broadcom Vulcan. At least someone withing Avago / Broadcom is still working on it.

http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-4.6-New-ARM-SoCs

Ronald
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