Marvell claims its new system on chip is the fastest ARM processor on the market today. Stacey Higginbotham at GigaOM says the low-power chip from Marvell and similar ARM offerings from other vendors could potentially challenge the AMD/Intel duopoly.
Marvell unveiled its low-power quad-core Armada XP processor.
Marvell unveiled its quad-core Armada XP processor, which is based on the company's ARM v7 MP core. The Armada XP has four cores running at 1.6 GHz with a shared 2MB L2 cache and delivers up to 16600 Dhrystone MIPS while just consuming 10 watts, according to ITProPortal.com.