Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Jun 2005 12:27 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems There are increasing rumors that Alpha might be brought back to life. The Inq sets the big 'if' aside and explores the possiblities: "What if there really is a will to get Alpha back into the changed market? What sort of chip would it have to be to have that good chance of success, if any?"
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Some engineers wnet to Intel...
by Harky on Thu 30th Jun 2005 13:29 UTC

... but some others went to AMD. How do you think it was possible for AMD to stump Intel in the last 4-5 four years?

The Althon (and now AMD64) _has_ Alpha's DNA in it and that's why they are so performant.