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ARM Cortex-A series Architecture

Category: Chips

ARM may not be a household name yet, but that's probably because of the company's business model: it licenses its microprocessor architecture to third party vendors such as Nvidia, Qualcomm and Apple. ARM's Cortex-A Series architecture has been the bigger winner so far; Apple's A5 system-on-a-chip platform for the iPad 2 is based on ARM's Cortex-A9 dual core CPU. ARM has become so popular on mobile devices recently that Microsoft announced development of a Windows 8 version for ARM chips.


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