ARM 78C

By: Adrian (a.delete@this.acm.org), November 19, 2020 5:48 am
Room: Moderated Discussions
Wilco (wilco.dijkstra.delete@this.ntlworld.com) on November 19, 2020 4:58 am wrote:
> Jon Masters (jcm.delete@this.jonmasters.org) on November 18, 2020 11:12 pm wrote:
> > Maynard Handley (name99.delete@this.name99.org) on November 18, 2020 10:12 pm wrote:
> > > Oh ARM, didn’t anyone in marketing think that maybe releasing this info so close to
> > > Apple was not a good idea! I missed this, like almost everyone else, apparently.
> > >
> > > Apart from that mis-step, ARM’s kinda sorta M1 equivalent. Of course with lower
> > > ST a performance, meaning presumably that we might start seeing laptops and tablets
> > > with 6 and 8 large cores to at least try to look better along some dimensions.
> > >
> > > https://community.arm.com/developer/ip-products/processors/b/processors-ip-blog/posts/arm-cortex-a78c
> >
> > I'm super excited to see what kinds of laptops and devices might appear with a 78C.
> > Do I think it'll catch up to Apple? No. But I think it'll be very good progress.
>
> It doesn't need to - a 3GHz 8-core Cortex-A78C should beat a 4900HS on single-threaded and
> get close on multi-threaded at less than half the power. And that's a great place to be.
>
> Wilco


I agree that an 8-core Cortex-A78C would be very competitive with any existing laptop CPUs.


Unfortunately I do not expect that anyone will offer it at a competitive price, judging from the fiasco of the Qualcomm laptops, which would have been acceptable, but only at a much lower price.


I would like to be wrong, though.


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