Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 14th Jan 2006 16:50 UTC, submitted by mono
Intel Apple's television ads for its new Macs boast that for years, Intel's chips have been "trapped inside PCs - dull little boxes, dutifully performing dull little tasks." Now, the voiceover proclaims, the Intel processor will finally be set free. Of course, that's not exactly the way Intel would put it. "Never would we characterize our customers that way."
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Sun are offering a dual-core UltraSparc for a while, at least a few months before AMD. Likewise, many of their chips got an integrated memory controller. Probably the same thing for IBM, although I am less aware of their POWER development. Sorry.

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