Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 16th Sep 2005 10:51 UTC
Apple Apple's PowerMac line will see an upgrade in the near future, possibly before the close of the month. IBM's July announcement noted that the PowerPC 970MP would be available in speeds of 1.4GHz to 2.5GHz. Apple is expected to adopt the 970MP at least at the high-end of the new Power Mac G5 line. So, what are your thoughts on the 970MP? Does it nullify Apple's reasoning behind the switch to Intel? Also note the low-power G5 IBM has released alongside the 970MP.
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by Adurbe on Fri 16th Sep 2005 11:26 UTC
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It all depends on how good this chip is, Apple darn't introduce this nice new chip if it out-performs their next intel offering it would be REALLY hard to get people to 'upgrade' to slower hardware

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