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Price Hurting Intel and AMD in Competition Against ARM

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While Intel and AMD are making efforts to come up with low-power x86 processor platforms to compete with the plethora of ARM processor vendors, manufacturers of the target devices of these low-power x86 processors - tablets, netbooks, and smartphones; note that the architecture simply isn't competitive due to its prices. ARM processors are manufactured by a variety of companies, in a variety of different SoC configurations, and as such the tough competition among these companies ensure ARM processor platforms are comparatively cheaper to low-power x86 ones.

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and I suppose Via with their Nano CPU are totally indifferent to this
 
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The message is pretty much this: "Two x86 vendors is not enough"
 
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In 2013, it plans to launch the "Temash" APU, with power consumption under 2W, and built on the 28 nm process.
I really want to see that from AMD! no way jose under 2W...
 

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and I suppose Via with their Nano CPU are totally indifferent to this
Could be because they are not really represented at all at the market. At least not here, it's damned near impossible to find Nano based stuff, especially dualcores.
 
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two giants playing in the sand... option 1-some ants will be crushed option2 the giants eyes will be
full of sand and they will say wtf was i thinking
 
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