Nvidia enters the fray over CPU's

There are rumors that Nvidia will launch CPU-type processors, as well as competitors, however, with instructions of the ARM type, which will make it unable to run systems based on the x86 architecture, making it impossible to use the Windows system.

Nvidia will also start including these processors in an integrated way with its video cards soon, making it possible for users to use the set for superior and scalable processing, currently known as the Denver project, perhaps, without limits, since inserting several cards in multiple slots, more processors will be available for graphics processing, and for general purpose.

There are motherboards on the market that support several PCI-e buses, some reaching up to 4 slots, but with some known speed limitations, however, having the processor next to the graphics processor, there will be no speed limitations in this regard, since the CPU will also (probably) use the video card's memory, the performance will be much higher by adding several video cards in several slots, regardless of their communication speed, after all, if you work on a mere 1x of the bus, there will be 400 traffic Mbps (and there are several systems that work with 100 Mbps network interfaces and that are very efficient for communication between processors, between different machines).

Compare below the speed based on the PCI-e architecture:

We can have a system with unparalleled processing, just adding more video cards and having a good power supply, the motherboard, will be just a "beijamim" for all the features.

The popularity of ARM processors is increasing, more and more devices are being sold with this type of processor, because they consume less energy (great on cell phones, smartphones and gadgets), have a better performance and still be cheaper than the competitor .

In view, it seems that Microsoft is already working on a port for Windows 8 for the ARM architecture, since natively, the official NT core (at the time of Windows NT 3.11), was compatible with numerous systems in addition to x86. If these functions remain in the current system, the port will be native and fully functional, being able to run applications in a totally transparent way and with the same level of efficiency that we see in traditional x86 processors.

There are rumors that Intel is also designing ARM-type processors, but they are still investing heavily for the Atom (x86) to dominate the embedded device market by improving processing power and power consumption, but it is still a long way from today ARM Cortex processors offer, some of them, with integrated native 3D acceleration and HD playback capability, which Intel's Atom is not capable of.

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