Seeing that the OMAP 4460 is running at only 1.2 Ghz and is using a PowerVR SGX540 for it's GPU these results are VERY impressive. The Cortex A9 can be clocked up to 1.8 Ghz and in a quad core configuration with a more powerful GPU it will pretty much spank any Atom and I'm willing to say show respectable numbers against some lower end laptop/desktop processors. The Tegra 3 will definitely be interesting to see when it is tested. I am also looking forward to seeing what the A15 will do although in a quad core configuration. Lastly ARMv8 is coming quick and we should see a significant boost with that as well. Toss in nVidia's GeFORCE GPU, Mali T604 or T658 GPU or the upper end PowerVR SGX544mp and you have a VERY VERY potent package in a very small power sipping footprint as compared to Intel's offerings.
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ARM On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Battling Intel x86?