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Will you buy a desktop or laptop that runs on Arm chips?

Survey period: 7 Sep 2020 to 14 Sep 2020

Windows 10 is already on Arm and macOS is moving there this year. Will you be buying an Arm machine?

Probably. They seem to make sense for me364.43
I'm waiting to see what new hardware is coming out10412.79
No - I don't think Arm computers are there yet.14217.47
Definitely not10312.67
The decision isn't mine. I use what I'm given415.04
I really don't care about the chipset. Price, performance, battery life, compatibility etc are all that matter.34442.31

GeneralProbably Not, But... Pin
Rick York11-Sep-20 12:25
mveRick York11-Sep-20 12:25 
GeneralRaspberry Pi setups looking for the option - already have Pin
maze38-Sep-20 23:22
professionalmaze38-Sep-20 23:22 
GeneralAs someone who hopes for world peace... Pin
  Forogar  8-Sep-20 8:01
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GeneralRe: As someone who hopes for world peace... Pin
PIEBALDconsult9-Sep-20 11:30
professionalPIEBALDconsult9-Sep-20 11:30 
GeneralApple Silicon is coming Pin
KarstenK7-Sep-20 21:59
mveKarstenK7-Sep-20 21:59 
GeneralI don't think the SOFTWARE is there yet Pin
trønderen7-Sep-20 11:10
Membertrønderen7-Sep-20 11:10 
GeneralArm Desktop Pin
Randor 7-Sep-20 2:56
professional Randor 7-Sep-20 2:56 
GeneralRe: Arm Desktop Pin
KarstenK7-Sep-20 22:00
mveKarstenK7-Sep-20 22:00 
GeneralRe: Arm Desktop Pin
Randor 8-Sep-20 8:39
professional Randor 8-Sep-20 8:39 
GeneralRe: Arm Desktop Pin
KarstenK8-Sep-20 23:52
mveKarstenK8-Sep-20 23:52 
NewsRe: Arm Desktop Pin
Randor 9-Sep-20 3:06
professional Randor 9-Sep-20 3:06 
GeneralDoesn't matter Pin
Amarnath S7-Sep-20 2:30
professionalAmarnath S7-Sep-20 2:30 
GeneralI don't know ... Pin
Sandeep Mewara7-Sep-20 2:23
mvaSandeep Mewara7-Sep-20 2:23 
GeneralMissing option! Pin
Johnny J.6-Sep-20 21:27
professionalJohnny J.6-Sep-20 21:27 
GeneralRe: Missing option! Pin
Sander Rossel7-Sep-20 21:57
professionalSander Rossel7-Sep-20 21:57 
GeneralRe: Missing option! Pin
Johnny J.7-Sep-20 22:13
professionalJohnny J.7-Sep-20 22:13 
GeneralRe: Missing option! Pin
Sander Rossel7-Sep-20 23:02
professionalSander Rossel7-Sep-20 23:02 
GeneralRe: Missing option! Pin
Slow Eddie9-Sep-20 3:33
professionalSlow Eddie9-Sep-20 3:33 
GeneralIf... Pin
Nelek6-Sep-20 21:01
protectorNelek6-Sep-20 21:01 
GeneralAs long as DirectX has the same (or better) performance... Pin
Mike Barthold6-Sep-20 20:01
professionalMike Barthold6-Sep-20 20:01 
...honestly, I only use Windows because most of the games run on windows and I can't fall in love with consoles. I don't own one, and I won't buy one, as most of the games I play are keyboard/mouse intensive, like MMOs and the like.

When it comes to development... well... I write games, so... yes, it's windows too.
There are some games that run on linux, I don't see any apple-thing being a noticable gaming platform.

The chipset doesn't really matter. DirectX must be there and the compiler must support it. That's all that matters.
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GeneralRe: As long as DirectX has the same (or better) performance... Pin
maze38-Sep-20 23:30
professionalmaze38-Sep-20 23:30 
GeneralRe: As long as DirectX has the same (or better) performance... Pin
Mike Barthold9-Sep-20 0:50
professionalMike Barthold9-Sep-20 0:50 

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