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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PPC Overclock
by DO on Fri 11th Jul 2003 12:26 UTC

My tiny contribution :
- Great article

- Motorola can probably sell higher clock rates CPU to selected companies ( read Apple ) as well as then sell custom extended temperature range PPC CPUs ( 70 ambiant ! ) to some customers ( read My corp. ).
Remember that PPC are not reserved to Apple ( by far ), whereas most x86 are used in PC-compatible platforms.