Peter Clarke, EETimes
6/16/2011 6:47 AM EDT
LONDON – At this week's Fusion Developers' Summit AMD Fellow Phil Rogers said that in the future the Fusion System Architecture will be agnostic to the types CPU and GPU cores used for its implementation (see AMD makes Fusion CPU, GPU agnostic). Rogers also said that FSA will be open, and that AMD wants other hardware companies to implement the Fusion System Architecture (FSA).
But Rogers was not specific about what that would mean for AMD processors going forward. And the most obvious thing he did NOT say is whether AMD would include ARM cores inside Fusion chips although that would appear to be an option. Maybe it is a dim and distant possibility or maybe AMD is keeping its powder dry for a forthcoming announcement.
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