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Applied Micro revealed today that it will ship 64-bit ARM-compatible embedded processors dubbed HeliX sometime next year – leaving behind its legacy PowerPC range of chips. "HeliX is sampling today and it will ship in 2015. We will have production parts shipping that year. It's a done deal," Applied Micro CEO Paramesh Gopi …

  1. Infernoz Bronze badge
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    FreeNAS, please make a version for mobos using this

    Much lower power, ample CPU, 6 SATA 3.0, enough RAM support for a big ZFS cache, and two 10GE controllers! What's not to like?

  2. Alan Brown Silver badge

    I'd like it more if ixSystems were selling in europe in the first place.

    FreeNAS is nice but risk averse organisations want support you can only get with TrueNAS products.

    As for AM's stuff: Nice kit, when do we get to play with it?

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