By: Adrian (, November 19, 2020 6:48 am
Room: Moderated Discussions
Wilco ( on November 19, 2020 4:58 am wrote:
> Jon Masters ( on November 18, 2020 11:12 pm wrote:
> > Maynard Handley ( 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.
> > >
> > >
> >
> > 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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