Marvell (MRVL) boasts its Armada XP processors are the ARM-based (ARMH) CPUs powering Dell's...

|About: Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. (MRVL)|By:, SA News Editor

Marvell (MRVL) boasts its Armada XP processors are the ARM-based (ARMH) CPUs powering Dell's just-announced Copper servers. A Dell (DELL) exec says the company has been working with Marvell for over a year. ARM server CPUs offer lower power consumption and higher densities than traditional Intel (INTC) and AMD offerings, but performance and software compatibility remain near-term stumbling blocks. AMCC is also targeting this space.