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Microsoft in ARM Power Play

Microsoft's deal with ARM for smartphone chips has sent buzz around about the possible end of the Wintel partnership. We're not holding our breath on that, but it is interesting why Microsoft is tightening its relationship with the British chip maker. Apparently, it's all about power...consumption. Intel's chips drink the juice, and ARM's, while less powerful, are also much less thirsty.

Posted by Lee Pender on July 26, 2010 at 11:56 AM


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