Phone Chips Powering Desktops?


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  1. Optane ram sounds great.
    I can imagine several important ways this could change desktop computers(or even phones in the future).

    For example, a nurses computer will be used by several nurses. It will be logged out every time a nurse leaves it. What I propose is a consumer desktop that when logged out is completely off. The only active part would be a keyboard controller.
    When you start to enter your login information the controller wakes the system, by the time you finish typing in your login info the system is fully awake.
    Because the memory is non volatile the state the user left the system in will resume.
    Any programs left open will still be open as if the system didn’t just boot.

    This would be great for system crashes as well.
    Imagine a system crash that gets documented into ram, allow the system to reboot and clear any part of ram that might have caused the crash, anything that didn’t cause it gets kept.

    Even individual applications could have better crash management systems.
    For example, if playing a game. And the game causes a gpu crash, the game could determine that its ram data is still correct, and to load itself as it was.
    If for example playing a multiplayer game, it could automatically load directly back into the game while only needing to load the gpu data.

    So, the OS could shutdown and reload in 5-15 seconds. The game could resume the connection to a game a few seconds later while the gpu loads the required data.
    30 seconds you could be back in a game after a severe gpu crash.

    Now of course the timing is very theoretical, however I believe possible.

    I also think for phones this could benefit(in the distant future).

    For phones that shutdown while locked while keeping WiFi and cellular data open. Only leaving the controller for these on.

  2. I'm not expert or anything and i know my question might be stupid but if the PC uses mobile CPU is it possible to use Android installed on the hard drive? Not emulating Android on virtual box like natively run Android? 🤔🤔🤔🤔

  3. Windows on arm is already a performance nightmare. Risc simply isn't powerful enough to handle desktop tasks or emulation of x86 apps at 5 or 10 watts, coupled with the complete lack of hardware virtualization in the chips. Any attempt to put arm in a desktop is going to be unusable for the consumer.

  4. This is an attempt to get around the patterns on Intel chips, most software is x86 based so it not going to happen soon, Ms wants to move its failed mobile phone software onto the desktop so it can lock the bios to spy on you in readynes to depreciate windows 10

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