When can I get one loaded up with this then?
Arm is set to today announce more CPU and GPU designs, with a promise of performance and power efficiency gains for laptop and smartphone system-on-chips. The blueprints will be marketed under the Total Compute Solutions umbrella; this is an Arm-curated collection of chip technologies designed, tested, and optimized to work …
What I really would like to see is Desktops or Laptops with a high end ARM chip (like the Apple M1), but with well documented hardware, so that I can install a well working Linux on it.
Unfortunately all the ARM Laptops usually seem to come pre installed with Windows for ARM. No clue why I ever should use that...
Just because the OS supports ARM doesn't help; I also need user applications.
For Linux this is no Problem: I have all the user applications I need native for ARM.
For Windows that's usually quite bad.
And: All the ARM Laptops seem to be shipped with "Adreno" GPUs... or similar. Not really helpful since as far as I know ARM still hasn't made the programming manuals public. So there are only some reverse engineered drivers available.
I have absolutely no clue, why laptop manufacturers play along with this "everything is secret" game.
I also have no clue why ARM is following this policy.
ARM blocks its own entry into the desktop and laptop market with this "strategy"; because with Linux it would be no problem to have decent ARM based PCs; provided all that hardware was sufficiently documented.
Really no clue what ARM is thinking...