Microsoft reveals Windows Server running on Qualcomm ARM microprocessors in challenge to Intel

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Microsoft's Terry Myerson: "We are excited to bring Windows 10 to the ARM ecosystem with Qualcomm Technologies."
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Microsoft's Terry Myerson: "We are excited to bring Windows 10 to the ARM ecosystem with Qualcomm Technologies."

Qualcomm Centriq features up to 48 64-bit ARMv8 cores - and is much cheaper than Intel, according to Microsoft

Intel is facing a two-pronged assault on its data centre dominance after Microsoft showed off a port of Windows Server running on Qualcomm ARM-based hardware. However, at the moment, the combination...

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