Qualcomm enters the PC market, preparing powerful Snapdragon processors

Qualcomm is preparing a powerful chip for the PC for 2023, it will compete with both AMD and Intel, as well as Apple. At the presentation, he showed a chip with the performance of their Adreno graphics over 15 Tflops. It is being developed by the Nuvia team, which also developed Apple chips and which they recently bought for $ 1.4 billion. It will also help them fill this gap in their market.

It will be another leap forward after them SQ1 and SQ2 chips, which they did with Microsoft for Surface laptops. It’s the way Microsoft wants to go, although it’s harder for it for compatibility issues. People are used to PC everywhere.

Qualcomm enters the PC market, preparing powerful Snapdragon processors

At the same time, we can expect that ARMs will appear more and more in the PC world, especially in laptops, where they can save more batteries than x86 processors. We will see how AMD and Intel will react, further competition will not hurt.

Qualcomm now adds devkits to developers to prepare applications under Windows. It has 11x11cm and a thickness of 3.5cm. Although so far with a slower chip. When they put 15 Tflops in it, it can be an interesting PC, but we’ll see if something like that can appeal to PC gamers.

Interestingly, Qualcomm has confirmed that Oculus 2 has sold 10 million units in a year. They also have their Snapdragon chip there.


Source: Sector.sk by www.sector.sk.

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