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ARM and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Partner to Build ARM SoC Products on 28 nm HKMG Process

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ARM and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announces a long-term strategic relationship to provide their mutual customers with an innovative SoC enablement program. To support the long-term relationship, GLOBALFOUNDRIES and ARM have signed a broad agreement on processor implementation and circuit optimization to provide mutual customers with a robust enablement program geared towards next-generation applications.

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Whatis? "SoC"
 
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"system on a chip".

Whatever that is.
 

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Looks like the spinoff and all that is working out well. So many new deals being made and a 28nm HiKMG process to boot. After 32nm Im assuming this is the next step.
 

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Silicon on Chip actually.
 
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not what goggle says. goggle never lies.
 

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Silicon on Chip actually.
No, in this case they mean system on a chip. It's targeted at "consumer devices" meaning cell phones and PMPs and such. Meaning this single chip serves the function of what would traditionally take 2 or 3 separate chips.
 
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No, in this case they mean system on a chip. It's targeted at "consumer devices" meaning cell phones and PMPs and such. Meaning this single chip serves the function of what would traditionally take 2 or 3 separate chips.
nVidia's Tegra is an example; a single chip platform that can run pretty much any small device.

28 nm would use tiny amounts of power, so this means they could up the processing power of these chips! Might even see these in cheap netbooks soon...