Linked by Nicholas Blachford on Wed 9th Jul 2003 16:43 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y This article started life when I was asked to write a comparison of x86 and PowerPC CPUs for work. We produce PowerPC based systems and are often asked why we use PowerPC CPUs instead of x86 so a comparison is rather useful. While I have had an interest in CPUs for quite some time but I have never explored this issue in any detail so writing the document proved an interesting exercise. I thought my conclusions would be of interest to OSNews readers so I've done more research and written this new, rather more detailed article. This article is concerned with the technical differences between the families not the market differences.
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by Richard Fillion on Wed 9th Jul 2003 18:42 UTC

While i liked the article, and i'm a die-hard anti-x86 guy, I have problems taking the article as a whole very seriously. I liked what he had to say, and i dont think he made many SERIOUS mistakes, but it was obvious from the beginning that he was going to make this a PPC 0wNz x86 article.

I liked the bit about the Alpha outgunning the P4 though, god i want an EV7 box!