Linked by Nicholas Blachford on Sun 10th Feb 2002 17:37 UTC
Editorial "This will end up being one of the world's worst investments, I'm afraid," - David House, former Intel chief of corporate strategy said in the early 1990s. I've been fasinated by microprocessors for years and have been following the Merced debacle since back in 1994 when HP and Intel announced they were getting together to make some amazing new technology.
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the truth
by the jimbo on Sun 10th Feb 2002 21:40 UTC

"Historically, Intel has this remarkable ability to charge a factor of eight for a performance boost of two in microprocessors."

they are really bad and only after the money. performance of a PII is almost identical to a PIII to a P4. the L1 and L2 cache are all that seems to matter!! let's not kid ourselves with crappy comparisions and charts!!!