Unlocking the Potential: Qualcomm's Showcase of Windows on Arm

Qualcomm's Showcase of Windows on Arm

Discover the cutting-edge performance of Qualcomm's latest processor-powered PCs showcased in New York. See how the Snapdragon X Elite outshines competitors in benchmarks and learn about its seamless compatibility with a wide array of applications, including gaming, on Windows on Arm architecture.

Qualcomm recently provided a sneak peek into the upcoming generation of processor-powered PCs slated for a mid-2024 release. At an exclusive event in New York, they showcased the impressive performance of their Snapdragon X Elite processor, surpassing rivals Apple M3 and Intel Core Ultra in both total compute power and energy efficiency. These findings validate earlier projections made post-Snapdragon Summit, further solidifying Qualcomm's position as a leader in PC processing technology.


Qualcomm claims battery life for various PC use cases is better on Snapdragon X Elite than Intel Core Ultra 7




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Moreover, Qualcomm addressed concerns regarding software compatibility and performance, particularly in emulation. Demonstrations highlighted the seamless execution of numerous applications natively on Windows on Arm architecture, including heavyweights like Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office. Emulation capabilities were put to the test with Steam, showcasing games like Baldur’s Gate 2 running smoothly at 30-45 frames per second on Snapdragon X Elite reference designs. While Qualcomm refrains from categorizing these devices as gaming-centric, their ability to handle DirectX12-supported games even in emulation hints at a promising future for casual gamers seeking immersive experiences on versatile PC platforms. Explore further insights on this topic.

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