Bernard Cole, embedded.com
September 02, 2014
This week Imagination released a new version of the MIPS architecture that should make ARMs's goals of competing with Intel in high end heterogeneous computing applications beyond mobile phones a bit more difficult. Nor will ARM have an easy time of it in many high end consumer and mobile apps as well, if Imagination has anything to do with it.
The company has released the highly-efficient MIPS I-class I6400 Warrior CPU family, the first IP cores to combine a 64-bit architecture and hardware virtualization with scalable performance through multi-threading, multi-core and multi-cluster coherent processing.
According to Imagination's executive vice president Tony King-Smith, the 64-bit MIPS Warrior core will change the game for CPUs from mobile devices to datacenter servers
Click here to read more ...