Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Mar 2006 22:52 UTC, submitted by Robert Escue
Intel "On January 26th, 2005, the Itanium Solutions Alliance (Intel, Hewlett-Packard, SGI, NEC, Hitachi, Bull SA, Fujitsu, and Unisys) proudly announced that its members had banded together to invest $10 billion over the next four years to improve Itanium's features and functions and strengthen its market position. This huge investment in this architecture at this time forces us to ask a lot of tough questions about the wisdom of this action... [.pdf]"
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RE: Idea
by viton on Thu 2nd Mar 2006 12:35 UTC in reply to "Idea"
viton
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2005-08-09

Why doesnt intel make a desktop version of the itanium and then apple could use it
Apple bet on Intel NGMA.
It will be a performance monster for 1/10 of itanium cost.
HP is so blind. They killed 2 established high-performance platforms in favor of "brilliant" EPIC idea. What they thought about? Probably they thought what intel will kill x86 too? haha It is as stupid as closing a gold mine with a tonns of yellow metal inside.

Edited 2006-03-02 12:45

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