Intel have briefly showed off a fanless tablet packing a Haswell processor: that's a lot of power with very little cooling, and it could be a very promising sign indeed.


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Greg the Mad

Weren't ARM chips designed to be low power and fanless, which is also their greatest draw?

I'm not saying ARM is going anywhere, but this could usher a new era of full power mobile computing.

To counter my own point: I'm not Processor specialist, but shouldn't it be possible to use the Haswell technology to create ARM chips? And shouldn't those be even more power-saving?