AMD, long synonymous with x86 CPUs, is joining the ranks of companies developing ARM-based...

|By:, SA News Editor
AMD, long synonymous with x86 CPUs, is joining the ranks of companies developing ARM-based (ARMH) server CPUs. The first ARM-based AMD chip is set to arrive in 2014, and will support its SeaMicro unit's innovative low-power/high-density server platform. AMD's relatively small server CPU share means it has less to lose from embracing ARM than Intel (INTC). And given AMD's recent woes, taking a chance or two might be a good idea. (conference call) (earlier)