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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Wintel zealots need to calm down!
by Jason L. on Wed 9th Jul 2003 19:02 UTC


You Wintel guys have ZERO credibility anytime you let your blatant fanboyism for an inferior system get the best of you.

The article was accurate for the level of depth it put forward. Sorry if it doesn't jive with your revisionist methods of viewing the history of personal computers.