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: another article hijacked
by drsmithy on Thu 10th Jul 2003 03:02 UTC

smithey try to stay on topic. We already know you can't afford a Mac and it doesn't apply to everyone and its not really pertinent to this topic.
Heh. You're posting about how much money you think I have and apparently accusing me of "hijacking" an article. The irony.
Incidentally, nothing in that link you provided suggest Motorola endorse a G4 at >1Ghz. Not to mention most of it emphasises using the G4 in embedded scenarios...