The Linley Group Announces Winners of Annual Analysts' Choice Awards

The Linley Group Announces Winners of Annual Analysts' Choice Awards 
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/20/14 --  The Linley Group
today announced the winners of its annual Analysts' Choice Awards
which recognize the top processor products of 2013 in five
categories: PC/server, mobile, embedded, processor IP, and best
processor technology. 
"Our awards program not only recognizes excellence in processor
design and innovation, but also recognizes the products that our
analysts believe will have a great market impact," said Linley
Gwennap, founder and principal analyst at The Linley Group. "We
expect these products to significantly improve the design of
next-generation systems in their target applications." 
To choose each winner, The Linley Group's team of technology analysts
focuses on the merits of the leading products that began shipping
(or, in the case of IP, released to RTL) between January 1, 2013 and
December 31, 2013. They evaluate the combined impact of power,
performance, features and cost of each device for a given end system
and market.  
Following are the recipients of the 2013 Analysts' Choice Awards: 

--  Best PC/Server Processor:  Intel's Atom C2000
--  Best Mobile Processor:  MediaTek's MT6572
--  Best Embedded Processor:  Texas Instruments' TCI16636
--  Best Processor IP: ARM's Cortex-A53 CPU
--  Best Processor Technology: Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA)

About The Linley Group
 The Linley Group is the industry's leading
supplier of independent technology analysis and strategic consulting
covering a broad range of semiconductors including networking,
communications, mobile, PCs, servers, wireless and embedded. The
company provides in-depth analytical reports and hosts Linley Tech
events focused on advanced technology topics. The Linley Group
publishes Microprocessor Report, the leading technical publication
for unbiased analysis of high-performance processor technology, and
the Networking Report, a new technical publication that covers
networking and communications semiconductors. For insights on recent
industry news, subscribe to the company's free email newsletters:
Linley Wire, Linley on Mobile and Processor Watch. 
Company Contact: 
Madelyn Miller
The Linley Group
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