ARM and TSMC Sign 64-Bit Deal, Intel's Last Advantage Gone

2012-Jul-23 | Tags: armintel

Start64!The ARM v8 architecture has already been acknowledged as the great accomplishment that will pull the architecture out of the confines of the mobile market, and now we know who will help ARM Holding the most: TSMC.

In spite of what Intel and its many OEMs have said over the years, ARM Holdings has managed to enter the PC field.

Instead of being relegated to the, admittedly great, mobile market, the company now has performance to offer, in addition to low power requirements.

Truly, there were only two barriers delaying ARM's end goal of carving a piece of the PC market.

One was the lack of support for Windows, which Microsoft will correct in October, when Windows RT will be released (ARM version of Windows 8).