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    In other news involving prices with more zeros than any of us can afford…. it’s on, it’s off “allegedly”?, it’s..


    Of course ARM tech is inside Cavium processors which are seldom seen unless associated with some serious networking and servers..

    What do you mean you’ve never heard of a Cavium Thunder X2? (OK, I jest. I have wondered but none of our customers could afford one and none of them were big on Linux.. and now there’s a X3..).


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    • #2421487

      Forgot to mention, Nvidia have their own processor – Nvidia Tesla. Likewise not something you run Windows on.

    • #2421490

      Old irrelevant news.

      Nvidia failed to get regulators approval and canceled the purchase.

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    • #2421496

      Thanks for the update alex, linked article in the original thread post is from Sunday, September 13, 2020

      moving on

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    • #2421585

      The “allegedly” was because it depends where you read. Nvidia are I guess the most liable for their news content so that was the one I posted. Not surprised as to the regulatory involvement.

      I thought I’d dump it in the junk drawer as I found it somewhere a bit off beam for the askwoody audience.. and I guess it fits with the timeline depending on the time to page..



    • #2423919

      Nvidia officially terminates its Arm purchase

      Nvidia is officially pulling the plug on its planned purchase of Arm from SoftBank.

      Details: SoftBank confirmed the news in a statement Tuesday announcing plans for an initial public offering for Arm within the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023…

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