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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re: Roy
by ILoveWindows on Thu 10th Jul 2003 00:19 UTC

I agee, the Cube was great looking, just overpriced for what it was.

As for the older iMacs, I though they were extremely ugly, but the new ones are not only cool, but functional as hell.

Silence is golden, and way overlooked, thus I love my 17in iMac, it is almost totally silent. If the Shuttle XPC is a winner in this regard, I will definitely take a look at it.

My Athlon spanks my iMac, and is faster than my dual G4, but for most things, the iMac is just perfect, it gets used more than the other two.