Microsoft is developing its own processor – Bloomberg

Microsoft is developing its own processor for use in servers that run cloud services company. About it reports Bloomberg with reference to sources.

Microsoft decided to develop its own processor to reduce its dependence on other companies, including Intel.

According to sources, the processor based on the Arm architecture. In addition, Microsoft are studying the possibility of creating processors for personal computers Surface.

Microsoft and Arm declined to comment on the message that Microsoft is working on processors for servers and PCs. Indirect evidence that this work is underway, the source considers the fact that the company in recent years actively recruited relevant experts from Intel, AMD, Nvidia and Qualcomm.

Currently, Microsoft uses on Arm-based chips from Qualcomm some of their PCs Surface.

  • At the presentation One More Thing November 10, Apple introduced its own processor M1 for macOS devices and three new “MacBook”: Macbook Pro, Macbook Air and Mac Mini.
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