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> Windows IoT runs on microprocessor units (MPUs) which have at least 100x the power of the MCU.

> MediaTek is producing the first set of these new MCUs. These are low-powered, single-core ARM-A7 systems that run at 500MHz

Er... what kind of hardware is Windows IoT supposed to run on?




They seem either confused about what "MCU" means, or intent on changing the commonly accepted meaning.


I think its a marketing thing. Engineers wouldn't have let this one slide.

My professors at college taught a simple rule of thumb - if it can't run regular Linux it's probably a MCU. Finer print talked about the presence of a MMU being the key differentiator.

I've stuck to that definition so far. Might have to rewire if this gimmick catches on




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