Mobile is the new PC and AArch64 is the new x64
dlang at joakim.fea.st
Tue Nov 13 17:41:31 UTC 2018
On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 11:45:22 UTC, Rubn wrote:
> On Saturday, 10 November 2018 at 07:29:17 UTC, Joakim wrote:
>> On Monday, 10 September 2018 at 13:43:46 UTC, Joakim wrote:
>>> LDC recently added a linux/AArch64 CI for both its main
>>> branches and 64-bit ARM, ie AArch64, builds have been put out
>>> for both linux and Android. It does not seem that many are
>>> paying attention to this sea change that is going on with
>>> computing though, so let me lay out some evidence.
>> Two more interesting bits of news I saw lately:
>> - The octa-core AArch64 CPU in the latest iPad Pro benchmarks
>> better than last year's core i7 Macbook Pro, a bit behind this
>> year's core i9 Macbook Pro:
> Not really that impressive, my desktop i5-2500k from like 8
> years ago is still faster than the CPU in last years Macbook
> pro. Intel has been stagnate with their 14nm processors. Even
> this years CPUs is still based on the same architecture as
> their CPU from 2-3 years ago.
No, benchmarks show the mobile i7 in last year's MBP as faster
than your old desktop core i5, so the iPad Pro is faster than
your desktop. :P Of course, the TDP of your desktop i5 is twice
the mobile i7 and almost 10 times the A12X in the new iPad Pro,
so Apple completely blows away Intel on the
> With Ryzen we're expected to see a CPU next year with 64 cores
> and 128 threads at 7nm.
There are 64-bit ARM workstations and server cores if you want
> That GPU performance though, pretty impressive considering how
> large the heatsinks and amount of fans are on traditional GPUs.
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