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Windows 7: Intel: Is the x86 playbook played out?

14 Sep 2012   #1

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
Intel: Is the x86 playbook played out?

The Intel Developer Forum wrapped up this week and the themes sounded familiar: Create better processors and ecosystem, drive devices across all screen sizes and leverage a manufacturing edge.

Intel's taglines---transparent computing for instance---may change, but the underlying theory that drives the chip giant is this: As long as the company keeps making great x86 processors things will be fine.

However, analysts are starting to question Intel's x86 long architecture love affair. These analysts argue that Intel needs a new direction to focus on the post-PC era. New processors won't drive PC or ultrabook sales because people are buying tablets and smartphones, these analysts argue.
Read more at source:
Intel: Is the x86 playbook played out? | ZDNet

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14 Sep 2012   #2
Windows i7 920

Windows 8 Pro x64

I'd like to see Intel make some ARM CPUs. =P
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14 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Windows i7 920 View Post
I'd like to see Intel make some ARM CPUs. =P
Could be a good thing. AMD is doing hybrid chips.
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