[Arm-netbook] Rpi vs cortexA8

Tsvetan Usunov, OLIMEX LTD usunov at olimex.com
Sun Jun 3 12:21:54 BST 2012

> the Cortex A8 however was *not* designed by ARM.  it was designed
> based around a streamlined pipeline architecture (Harvard
> Architecture) right from the word go, by a VC-funded team in Austin,
> Texas, that ran out of money.  when they ran out of money they
> approached ARM and asked them if they'd like to buy the company, which
> they did, because ARM's own design was so shit.

then who made A9?
our developers say A9 is significant faster than A8 at same clocks


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