A new motherboard from Huawei allows Huawei’s Kunpeng 920 processor to power desktops (via Liliputing ). The Kunpeng D920S10 Desktop motherboard was recently announced, and opens to doors for PCs being powered by ARM chips from Huawei.
Liliputing points out that the D920S10 motherboard supports up to 64GB of DDR-2400 RAM and up to six SATA 3.0 drives. It also has three PCIe slots, four USB 3.0 ports, four USB 2.0 ports, and an Ethernet controller.
Huawei already makes ARM chips for mobile devices and servers. Expanding into the desktop space could open new doors for the Chinese company. While there’s no direct indication that this motherboard and chip combination will be used to power Windows 10 desktops, that doesn’t mean it couldn’t or won’t in the future…
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