Microsoft is designing its own Arm chips for datacenter servers: Report

Microsoft is working on its own Arm processor designs for its datacenter servers, according to a Bloomberg report on December 18. Bloomberg also says Microsoft is exploring using another chip that would power some Surface PCs, the report adds. While some are painting this as Microsoft responding to Apple’s recent decision to field its own Arm-based M1 processor, Microsoft and Qualcomm already had partnered since 2019 on Microsoft’s Arm chip that is inside the original Surface Pro The Pro X 2 uses the SQ2 chip, which is a variant of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx chip without 5G.

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