quote: Yea, it's not like ARM could compete on price or integration of components.
quote: Not at all, IBM's power7 is a RISC chip and it manages to get 264.96 GFLOPS per chip, but the best core-i7 chip can only manage 69 GFLOPS.
quote: The Pentium 4 used 115W back in 2005 (7 years ago) and their current flagsip core i7 uses 130W.
quote: Sounds like you are drinking too much Intel kool-aid.
quote: Power7 is a completely different market, though; it's not aimed at consumer-oriented devices, where Intel and ARM are going to do battle. And in that market, Intel has the advantage.
quote: Awful comparison; in 2005, most of Intel's P4's used north of 100 watts. Nowadays only their highest-end chips have TDP's that high.
quote: Ah, I see you establish your bias at the END of your post instead of the beginning. Clever; I almost took your post seriously. :)