Linked by David Adams on Tue 27th Jul 2010 07:44 UTC
Intel An interesting article at Ars Technica takes a look at some compelling data (the longer-than-normal processor update cycles in Apple's personal computer lineup) and speculates that Apple's enthusiasm for its partnership with Intel might be cooling. Like Apple's soured relationship with once-BFF Google, this may be the result of Intel's increasing activities in the mobile computing space.
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Changing CPU
by biffuz on Tue 27th Jul 2010 13:43 UTC
biffuz
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2006-03-27

"How long has it been since any of us bought a new personal computer because the processor wasn't fast enough? Everyone who's doing video rendering and complex scientific simulations raise your hands. Everyone else, you are liars!"

<raising hand>

I upgraded the CPU on my tower last year, and I don't do video rendering nor complex scientific simulations.
I'm not a liar, I just play games sometimes ;)

I hope to keep this one for some years.

Actually, I replaced my black MacBook with an aluminium one for the very same reason, but the difference was the GPU. If the Intel's GPUs weren't so crappy, I wouldn't have.

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