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Intel to Adopt SiFive’s New High-Performance P550 RISC-V Cores With 7nm Platform | Paul Alcorn, Tom’s Hardware

By June 24, 2021June 30th, 2021No Comments

SiFive, the leading designer of chips based on the open source RISC-V architecture, announced its new SiFive Performance line of chips today that support 64-bit operating systems, like Linux. The company claims the P550’s processors are the fastest RISC-V cores on the market and beat Arm’s Cortex-A75 chips in terms of area efficiency. Perhaps not so surprisingly, Intel, which has reportedly offered $2 billion to buy the plucky startup, also announced that it would adopt the designs for use in its future 7nm Horse Creek platforms.

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